NBA | Bucks win thanks to catching up
Defending champion Milwaukee Bucks has recovered the NBA top game against the Miami Heat after a remarkable catch-up hunt.
Despite 15 points behind six minutes before the end of the game, the Bucks led by Giannis Antetokounmpo still a 120: 119 home win against the leader of the Eastern Conference. The Greek Antetokounmpo came to 28 points and 17 rebounds and enabled his team to take a successful start to the top game week of the Bucks with a away game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday and a home game against Phoenix Suns on Sunday.
The bulls are second of the Eastern Conference, the Suns number one of the Western Conference. The Bucks are fourth in the east. The residue on the Philadelphia 76ers in third place remained unchanged despite the victory, because the 76ers won their home game against the New York Knicks 123: 108. Newcomers James Harden came to 26 points and was only slightly worse than Joel Embiid with 27 meters.
The Orlando Magic missed the third victory in series because they gave 18 points against the Indiana Pacers 18 points and lost in the extension. After 114: 122, the Berlin Franz Wagner said, with 28 points of the best castor of his team: “This is a good opportunity to learn something.”
National Dennis Schröder did not be used at 127: 132 of the Houston Rockets after extension against Utah Jazz because of an injury at the right ankle.