The Milwaukee Bucks started the Eastern Conference finals with a loss at home to the Atlanta Hawks. It was like they didn’t even rate the Hawks at all, but they were shocked when Trae Young carried the Hawks and scored 48 points.
The first game in Milwaukee finished with the Hawks winning by 3 points. The Bucks had no answers for Young who even had to “shimmy” after taking a 3 point shot after he was left wide open. The Hawks won the game 116 to 113.
The second game wasn’t the same though, the Bucks woke up and it was a blowout. Trae Young was nowhere to be found as he continued to give up possession. He could only score 15 points and 3 assists while Giannis had 25 points and 9 assists.
Giannis continues to show the kind of player he is even though he still airballs freethrows and is not so efficient on the 3-points mark, but he still takes his shots and still drives into the paint. Bucks took the second game by winning 125 to 91 to tie the series at 1-1.
Game 3 was important for both teams as the Hawks want to stop the momentum of the Bucks while Giannis and his teammates want to continue on such impressive form.
Despite knocking down more 3-point shots, the first have still ended in a 56-56 tie. The Hawks were leading by 5 points in the first quarter but they just could not pull away.
In the 4th quarter, Middleton took over and scored a massive 20-points. He literally outscored the whole Hawks team in the 4th quarter. Khris dropped 38 points and 12 assists while Giannis had 33 points and 11 rebounds. Trae Young who got injured after stepping on an official’s foot and twisted his ankle was still able to score 35 points.
Trae Young is still doubtful for Game 4 as he is undergoing treatment which means the Hawks will have to dig deep not only to stop Giannis and Middleton but to also outscore them.