Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns: As the series is level 2 games each. It is now bucks with momentum to getting ahead. Game 5 was a home game for the phoenix suns. So hoping they will bounce back. Till now both teams are eager to win the finals.
Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo, P J tucker, Brook Lopez, Kris Middleton, Jrue holiday.
Suns: Jae Crowder, Mikal bridges, de Andre Ayton, Devin Booker, Chris Paul.
It was back and forth in the first half. First-quarter saw a big lead for the hosts. They lead the quarter 37 to 21. The home crowd support was getting a good result. Devin Booker was the star of the quarter for the Suns
Second-quarter showed a different story. The bucks came back strongly. They outscored suns with 43 to 24. What was great about the quarter was that half of the quarter they played without Giannis. They were leading 64-61 at the half.
3rd quarter was also in the favour of bucks with 7 points lead. Jrue holiday stars with a bucket of assists. Devin Booker was the lone warrior for the suns. Bucks were led by 11 entering the 3rd quarter.
4th quarter was an equal affair. Suns again scored 29 points while bucks could only manage 23. It was a good defensive effort from the suns. Devin Booker scored a deep 3 to make only 3 points game with only 1:25 left on the clock. The game got as close as 1 with under 1 minute left.
Devin booker had the ball and Jrue holiday stripped him to get the ball back at a crucial time. At the other end, he dimmed an alley-oop to Giannis to take 3 points play.
That was it for the game bucks won by 4 points.
Devin Booker scored 40 points for the Suns. While 21 for Chris Paul with 11 assists and 20 points for DeAndre Ayton with 10 rebounds. For Milwaukee Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points. Supporting him Jrue Holiday scored 27 points along with 13 assists and Kris Middleton generated 29 points. Jrue Holiday’s defensive effort was amazing too.
Milwaukee Bucks tweeted after winning the game.