Giannis and Kevin duel in Game 7 buzzes the NBA

The final game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks kept everyone clinching their chairs.

Both the teams gave their all to get the win to advance to Eastern Conference Finals.

Hence, the game became one of the most thrilling matches of the 7 game series of the NBA playoffs.

In the end, the Bucks stunned the Nets crowd with a win in Game 7 that went overtime.

The Bucks defeated the Nets 115-111 to clinch the Eastern Conference Finals spot.

The Nets started the game strongly but the Bucks found a way to make a comeback every time despite Kevin Durant’s historic performance.

Kevin Durant made the whole NBA buzzing with his performance despite the loss while Giannis Antetokounmpo also stunned the Nets crowd with his brilliant performance.

Both of them made some records from their performance on Saturday night.

The Nets took the lead in the first quarter.

The Bucks started the quarter with back-to-back threes by Brook Lopez and PJ Tucker leading to a 6-0 run.

Subsequently, Durant answered back with a jumper and a three-pointer back-to-back.

And the Nets took a five-point lead with Joe Harris’ three-pointer with 7:48 remaining in the quarter.

Giannis answered back with a three-pointer and a layup.

They were 18-19 as Jrue Holiday dropped a jumper for the lead.

Kevin Durant passed the ball to Bruce Brown Jr for a layup and the Nets cut the lead within a point.

He quickly took a shot before falling down to give the Nets lead with just over 2 minutes left in the first quarter.

Khris Middleton came up with a long jumper before the quarter ended 28-25 with the Nets taking the lead.

The Nets continue to maintain the lead.

About a minute into the game the Nets were 6 points ahead of the Bucks.

Blake Griffin knocked down a three-pointer on James Harden’s pass.

Brown dropped a dunk on Durant’s pass, cutting the lead witing two points.

They were 36-33 as Durant blocked Middleton’s shot at the rim.

Griffin tipped off Durant’s miss on the next possession and Pat Connaughton answered back with a three-pointer on Giannis’s pass.

Harden dropped a bucket on Griffin’s pass as the Nets took a five-point lead.

Durant added a three-pointer and Lopez answered back with a layup on the next possession.

Subsequently, Durant dropped a runner, and Harden came up with a bucket after blocked by Lopez.

Jrue came up with an alley-oop to Giannis for a one-handed dunk with 29.4 seconds remaining.

Hence, the quarter ended 53-47 with the Nets taking a six-point lead into the half.

The Bucks make a comeback in the third quarter.

PJ Tucker knocked down a three-pointer and the Bucks made a 7-0 run to take a point lead playing two minutes of the third quarter.

Durant knocked down a fadeaway jumper.

They were 57-55 as Middleton came up with a steal and Lopez dropped a layup in transition.

Durant subsequently knocked down a three-pointer, giving the Nets a point lead,

While Giannis knocked down a three-pointer and then Tucker came up with a three-pointer as well.

Harris answered back with a three-pointer and Griffin drove to the rim, dropping a layup.

They were 67-68 as Brook Lopez knocked down a three-pointer for the Bucks’ lead.

Subsequently, Giannis came up with a layup, extending the lead to 4 points with 4:30 minutes remaining in the quarter.

Harden knocked down a three-pointer and Connaughton answered right back with a three-pointer.

Middleton picked up Harden’s miss pass and came up with a putback on Jrue’s miss in transition.

As a result, the game tied at 79-79 with 47.5 seconds remaining in the quarter.

Jrue sets up Giannis for a dunk and the Bucks took the lead.

The quarter ended 82-81 with the Bucks in the lead.

Durant forces overtime in the fourth quarter.

Harden came up with a hook shot to start the fourth quarter and taking the lead.

Giannis dropped a mid-range jumper to tie the game 86-86 with 9:25 remaining in the quarter.

Harris knocked down a three-pointer and Durant dropped a long jumper on the Nets’ next possession.

Subsequently, Middleton answered back with a long jumper.

They were 91-96 as Jrue knocked down a three-pointer with 5:22 remaining in the quarter.

Giannis dropped a layup, cutting the lead within two points. And Harden answered back with a three-pointer beating the shot clock.

Likewise, Giannis answered with a layup and tying the game 101-101 with 2:45 remaining in the quarter.

Jrue came up with a bucket, knocking down a three-pointer. Durant answered back with a fadeaway jumper.

Subsequently, Durant dropped a layup, cutting the lead within two points.

They were 109-105 as Durant knocked down a jumper to cut the lead within two points.

He then came up with a long jumper to tie the game with only a few seconds remaining in the game.

As a result, the game tied at 109-109.

Hence, Durant forced the game to overtime with the lost shot.

The Bucks took the lead in overtime.

Brown dropped a layup, giving the Nets lead. Giannis answered back with a hook shot.

And the game tied up at 111-111 with just a little over a minute left to play.

Lopez came up with a crucial block on Durant at the rim.

Subsequently, Middleton dropped a jumper with 40.1 seconds remaining in the game.

Durant failed to shoot a three-pointer and as a result, the game ended with the Bucks taking the win.

Giannis and Durant came up with an amazing performance.

The battle of the top teams ended in a thrilling fashion with both teams giving their all for the win till the end of the game.

The stars that shined throughout the 7 game series Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Durant both came up with an amazing performance.

Both of them led their respective teams on the scoreboard, dropping 40 points game.

They became the first pair of opposing teams to score 40 plus points since 2008.

In fact, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Durant became the 3rd pair of opposing players to each score 40+ points in a Game 7, joining LeBron James and Paul Pierce in 2008 and Sam Jones and Oscar Robertson in 1963.

Their duel kept the Nets and the Bucks on their toes throughout the regular time, giving the NBA one of the best matches of the playoffs.

“That was, like, the longest game ever,” P.J. Tucker said. “It seemed like we were playing for hours. Just like a boxing match [that] just wasn’t going to end.”

“It’s been a heck of a series,” Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “You put so much emotion, so much energy and time into it. So for this group to be rewarded with a huge win in a Game 7 in overtime … you just feel good for the group, feel great for the players.”

Some of the reactions to the game.

Their performance kept the NBA buzzing today with praises.

Giannis led the Bucks to the win.

For the win, the former MVP dropped 40 points and 13 rebounds double-double along with 5 assists.

As a result, he is now the 5th player in NBA history to record 40plus points and 10 plus rebounds in a Game 7, joining Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, Charles Barkley, and Tim Duncan.

Giannis said, “We knew going into this series, we needed to do it as a team and that’s what we did. We kept our composure throughout the whole series.”

He received plenty of support from his teammates, especially Khris Middleton, who came up with the tiebreaker at the final minutes of the game.

Middleton finished the game, scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds double-double along with 6 assists, and came up with five steals.

He is the first player to record at least 20 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals in back-to-back postseason games since steals were first tracked in 1973-74.

Durant’s performance showed he is still one of the best players in the NBA.

The battle between two top teams became even more thrilling after Durant’s bucket in the final seconds of the fourth quarter tied the game and forced overtime.

Kevin Durant had one of the greatest performances of the playoffs in NBA history.

Which was not enough to win the game but surely was enough to buzz the NBA and show everyone that he is one of the best.

He finished the game with huge 48 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists playing every minute of the game.

Kevin Durant’s 48 points are the most points scored in a Game 7 in NBA history.

“He’s still the best player in the world,” said Giannis on KD.

Now with the win Bucks advance to the Eastern Conference Finals to face either the Philadelphia 76ers or the Atlanta Hawks.

 

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