Bucks complete sweep of Pistons
Sports 23 April 2019 Arabia Day Newsdesk 0
Milwaukee became the second team to advance to the second round of the playoffs Monday.
The Bucks topped the Pistons 127-104 in Detroit to complete a first-round sweep, giving them their first playoff series win since 2000-01.
Giannis Antetokounmpo followed up a subpar Game 3 performance with a game-high 41 points and nine rebounds in Game 4.
Blake Griffin did all he could to keep the Pistons alive, totaling 22 points, five rebounds and six assists. But it wasn’t enough.
The Bucks advance to face the Celtics in the second round.
Boston knocked Milwaukee out of the playoffs last season in a seven-game series.
Stud of the Night
Reggie Jackson recorded a team-high 26 points and seven assists in Detroit’s loss.
Dud of the Night
Ish Smith scored two points on 1-of-6 shooting for the Pistons.
Antetokounmpo converted a double clutch finish through contact over Andre Drummond.
Thunder at Trail Blazers 10:30 p.m. ET – Oklahoma City was the first team to drop a game at home in this series Sunday. Now, the Thunder have no choice but to beat the Trail Blazers in Portland. If they don’t, their season is over.
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