As we approach the NBA finals, the 2021/22 season finisher series is providing exciting ball activity.
After beating the Denver Nuggets 102-98 in Game 5 to secure a 4-1 best-of-seven series triumph, the Golden State Warriors booked their ticket to the NBA Western Conference elimination rounds.
In his re-visitation of Golden State’s opening configuration, Stephen Curry scored a team-high 30 points. He hit a three-pointer with 1:33 left and scored again with 29 seconds left to help the Warriors seal the victory.
Nikola Jokic of the Nuggets had 30 points, 19 rebounds, and eight assists, tying the game at 90-90 late in the fourth quarter after Gary Payton II, who had 15 points, came up big with consecutive jumpers to help the Warriors drive 86-84.
The Warriors are now betting on the winner of the Memphis Grizzlies vs. Minnesota Timberwolves’ first-round match-up. Memphis now leads the series 3-2. Sports
The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 116-100 to win the series in five games, thanks to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 33 focuses and nine rebound returns.
Without Khris Middleton, who hyperextended his left knee’s average tendon in Game 2, Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 11 of 15 shooting from the field and 11 of 14 from the free-throw line.
While the Bulls’ Zach LaVine was out due to health and security concerns, the Bucks concentrated on DeMar DeRozan, who had scored 41 points in the Bulls’ Game 2 victory. DeRozan was restricted to 11 points on 5 of 10 attempts.
Following the Celtics’ elimination of the Brooklyn Nets, the third-seeded Bucks will face the second-seeded Celtics in the Eastern Conference elimination rounds.