Another day, another win vs. the Sixers. The Bucks would complete the series sweep with a 132-94 victory Saturday afternoon at Fiserv Forum.
The Bucks would quickly race out to a lead and maintain it throughout the first quarter. After the end of one, they’d use five points apiece from Brook Lopez and Jrue Holiday to secure a 26-17 advantage after one over the Joel Embiid-less Sixers.
The ugliness continued into the second. Neither teams could hit the broad side of a barn if they tried, as it was Brick City all over the place. However, Milwaukee was able to string off enough points to carry a double-digit into the locker room at intermission, 50-40.
Despite Philadelphia utilizing a 12-0 run to get right back in the thick of things, Milwaukee would bounce back resoundingly with a 31-9 run to stamp out the period. Going into the final quarter of play, they had constructed an 86-63 advatntage.
From that point on, it was clear that Milwaukee was going to win — and that’s just what they did, as both bench squads began the quarter for the two teams. Milwaukee would complete the series sweep,
Stat That Stood Out
Let’s go with Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak was easily the best basketball player out on the court this afternoon, tallying 24 points on the evening. He also looked quite good doing it too, scoring emphatically and with authority. He’d also make some history, by becoming the Bucks second all-time leading scorer (passing Glenn Robinson). The only man left on that list for him to pass? Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.