Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction
The Brooklyn Nets justified their role as hosts and, at their Barclays Center, took a 1-0 lead in the series against the Milwaukee Bucks, winning 115-107. The Milwaukee Bucks opened the game very well, they won the first quarter with 32-30, and they maintained that minimal advantage until the middle of the second period when the hosts turned the advantage to their side. In the second half, the Brooklyn Nets demonstrated strength, they constantly had the ball in their hands, and after winning the third period with 35-23, the winner of that match was known.
However, the injury of James Harden will surely have a strong impact on the team in the next games since he is the main figure of the team. All in all, when you have stars like Durant, Irving, Griffin in the team, I think they can cover Harden's absence and take a 2-0 lead in the series.
As I said, a big problem for Brooklyn can be the injury of James Harden, who spent only 1 minute on the field in the first game. Harden already had this injury in the regular season, and because of that injury, he missed 20+ games, and without him, Brooklyn has won 12 times, which means that his absence will have a big impact on the team, especially when you consider that he has been bringing victories to his team lately.
However, even without James Harden, the Nets justified the role of host and won, and the most deserving of Brooklyn's victory was Kevin Durant with 29 and Kyrie Irving with 25 points, but also, we should not omit the significant contribution made by Joe Harris with 19 points and Blake Griffin with 18 points, with 14 rebounds.
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The Milwaukee Bucks were quite tight in the first semifinal game of the NBA Playoffs. Michael Budenholzer's team finished the regular season as the best offensive team (120.1 points per game), and they are also among the teams with the most three-pointers. However, Milwaukee was not even close to the regular season in the first game, where they scored only 6 three-pointers, and a third of that was scored by Giannis Antetokounmpo.
However, Brooklyn's defence has done most of the work, but that is probably because they have much more experienced players in their team who have jumped over this obstacle a long time ago, and Milwaukee still needs it. His team definitely needs Donte DiVincenzo in the first game, but he can still play due to injury, as is Thanasis Antetokounmpo.
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- The Brooklyn Nets took a 1-0 lead in the series against the Milwaukee Bucks, winning 115-107 in the first game.
- A big blow for Brooklyn is the injury of James Harden, and apparently, he will be off the field for 3-4 weeks.
- On the other hand, one of Milwaukee's key defenders, Donte DiVincenzo, will be absent due to injury.
Brooklyn Nets to win
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