Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 factors and grabbed 13 rebounds to guide the host Milwaukee Bucks to a wire-to-wire, 132-98 victory over the Miami Warmth in Recreation 2 of their Jap Convention first-round collection on Monday night time.
The Bucks used their most prolific 3-point taking pictures first half of the season to bury the Warmth early and take a 2-0 lead within the collection, which shifts to Miami for the subsequent two video games beginning on Thursday night time.
The Bucks’ scoring output was probably the most factors the Warmth ever allowed in a playoff sport.
Milwaukee Bucks leaders
|Factors||Giannis Antetokounmpo – 31|
|Rebounds||Giannis Antetokounmpo – 13|
|Assists||Jrue Vacation – 15|
Milwaukee made 22-of-53 makes an attempt from 3-point vary, led by Bryn Forbes, who scored 14 of his playoff career-high 22 factors within the first quarter whereas going 4 for 5 from lengthy distance.
The Bucks made solely five-of-31 3-point makes an attempt in Recreation 1. Pat Connaughton additionally made five-of-nine triples off the bench and completed with 15 factors.
Milwaukee led by as many as 28 factors in a primary quarter wherein they outscored the Warmth 46-20 and set a franchise playoff file by making 15 triples within the first half. The Bucks’ 78 first-half factors was additionally a postseason franchise file.
The Bucks made 10 3-pointers and 18-of-25 photographs total within the first quarter and shot 48.9 % for the sport, in addition to going 18-for-20 from the free throw line.
Miami Warmth leaders
|Factors||Dewayne Dedmon – 19|
|Rebounds||Dewayne Dedmon – 9|
|Assists||Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo, Dewayne Dedmon – 4|
Antetokounmpo, who additionally had six assists and three steals, shot 12-for-23 from the sector, and Jrue Vacation totaled 11 factors and 15 assists whereas Khris Middleton completed with 17 factors.
Dewayne Dedmon posted 19 factors and 9 rebounds, and Goran Dragic scored 18 factors off the bench to guide the Warmth.
Bam Adebayo had 16 factors and Jimmy Butler completed with 10 because the Warmth trailed by as many as 36 factors within the fourth quarter.
Duncan Robinson, who hit seven-of-13 photographs from lengthy distance in Recreation 1, shot two-for-six on Monday to complete with 10 factors.