Giannis, Bucks dominate Hawks to tie Eastern Finals at 1-1

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Antigoni Zachari

26/Jun/21 08:40

Giannis helped the Bucks bounce back with an emphatic win over the Hawks to even the Eastern Finals series

By Eurohoops team /

After a heartbreaking loss in Game 1, the Milwaukee Bucks returned with a stunning 125-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks to tie the series in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Giannis Antetokounmpo stepped up with 25 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for the Bucks and Jrue Holiday followed with 22 points and 7 assists.

The Bucks pulled ahead in the opening quarter as the Greek Freak kept going to the rim for easy baskets and owned a double-digit lead before going on a 20-0 run late in the second quarter to break open the game and never look back.

Contrary to Game 1, the Bucks managed to keep Trae Young at bay, as the guard had 15 points and 3 assists to lead all Hawks scorers, though he also matched a career-worst with nine turnovers. Danilo Gallinari dropped 12 points coming off of the bench and Bogdan Bogdanovic posted 8 points and 4 assists.


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