Bucks Outlast Nets in OT – Advance to Eastern Conference Finals
Eastern Conference Semifinals – Game 7:
Milwaukee 115, Brooklyn 111 (OT)
–Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Bucks advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals with a road win over the Nets in game seven Saturday night in Brooklyn. Khris Middleton added 23 points and 10 boards, to go along with six assists and five steals in the win.
Brooklyn, the #2-seed in the Eastern Conference, was knocked out in the final game of the series despite a 48 point performance from Kevin Durant. A hobbled James Harden added 22 points in the loss for the Nets.
The Bucks will play the winner of the other Eastern Conference semifinal series between Philadelphia and Atlanta. That series between the 76ers and the Hawks concludes Sunday with a Game Seven matchup in Philly.