The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in the third game of the 2020-2021 NBA Finals. The Milwaukee Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns match took place at the Fiserv Forum Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, Monday (12/7/2021) morning WIB.
This time the Bucks managed to avenge the Sun’s thanks to a 120-100 victory. These results make the current position to be 2-1 still for the Sun’s advantage.
Previously, the Phoenix Suns managed to win the first and second games so that they remained ahead of the Bucks for the time being. Two of the Suns’ wins were bought at their own home, Phoenix Suns Arena, Arizona.
In the first game, the Suns managed to win 118-105 over the Bucks. Then, the second victory came with a score of 118-108.
Noted, Giannis successfully made a double-double with 41 points and 13 rebounds. In terms of gameplay, the Bucks and Suns both performed well.
Their duel was fierce with the Bucks recording 47.8 percent of shots, compared to the Suns’ 48.2 percent. The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns had a tough match since the first quarter.
The Suns who appeared a little more effective then managed to lead 28-25 over the Bucks. Entering the second quarter, the Bucks managed to rise to reverse the situation with a considerable difference of 35-17. The score made the Bucks overall lead 60-45 at half-time.
In the third quarter, the Suns again gave tight resistance to the Bucks.
Both often apply fast play with short passes ending in shots in the two-point area. Run and gun games are also often used which makes the Bucks vs Suns duel even more interesting.
In the Suns camp, Cameron Johnson had a chance to surprise with his slick appearance during the third quarter. Several times Johnson dunked, even to the point of using the posterize technique that made P.J. Tucker fell.
However, Giannis Antetokounmpo et al who performed brilliantly were able to overcome the Suns again. The Bucks even won a buzzer-beater with three points from Pat Connaughton. The Milwaukee Bucks then closed the third quarter with a 98-76 advantage over the Phoenix Suns.
Continuing into the fourth quarter, the Bucks, who relied on Giannis Antetokounmpo, again controlled the match. Giannis then managed to score his 41st point in the second NBA Finals game. The 41st point came after the power forward made a strong drive and ended with a slam dunk.
Previously, Giannis Antetokounmpo had recorded 42 points in the second game against the Suns.