With 31 points and 15 rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo, The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic (121-106) for the third time in a row on Monday and went ahead 3-1 in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Antetokounmpo, the current Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the NBA, touched the triple-double with 31 points (14 of 21 in field goals), 15 rebounds and 8 assists, accompanied by reserve guard George Hill, who scored 30 points, and guard Khris Middleton, with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
By the Magic Montenegrin center Nikola Vucevic shone again with 31 points and 11 rebounds.
The The Magic got the game even into the fourth quarter, but the Bucks posted an 18-2 run to put the win back on track with a flustered Middleton, who achieved 18 of his 21 points in that last period.
He The winner of this tie will face the winner of the cross between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals, who have a 3-0 lead and can seal their ticket this Monday if they get a new victory.
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