Despite a spectacular Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks lost this Sunday for a resounding 109-81 against the Boston Celtics in the seventh and final game of this Eastern Conference Semifinal of the NBA.
the 25 points, 20 rebounds and 9 assists Antetokounmpo were insufficient to prevent early elimination of those in force nba champions in a power up TD Garden de Boston 4-3 on aggregate in the tie.
The power forward Grant Williams signed the best game of his careercon 27 pointsand the eaves Jayson Tatum chipped in another 23 for the Celticswhat will face starting Tuesday at Miami Heat in the Eastern Finals.
In the West, the Golden State Warriors await opponent in game seven who will also play on Sunday Phoenix Sunsrunners-up last year, and los Dallas Mavericks about Luka Doncic.
En Boston, the considered best tie of these Playoffsfs had a outcome much more bulky than expected in favor of the Celtics.
The premises took advantage of its spectacular efficiency from outside shot with 22 made triplesthe most in a Playoff Game 7 and in any Celtics Postseason game.
Los Buckswhat they were able to solve the series on Friday on his court, shipwrecked from the long distance with 4 triples of 33 attempts, as the culmination of a disastrous collective offensive performance.
Milwaukee paid dearly for All-Star shooting guard Khris Middleton’s absencewho missed the entire tie with a knee injury.
Second highest scorer of the team, Middleton was a decisive player in the championship achieved last year for the Bucks, which ended a half-century title drought for the franchise.
Boston thus qualified for its fourth Eastern Finals in the last six yearswith the esperanza to overcome them and fight for the title for the first time since 2010.
In his last participation in the Conference Finals cyesterday in 2020 precisely against the Miami Heatthat in these Semifinals defeated the Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid and James Harden for a 4-2 aggregate.