The Milwaukee Bucks won a big match against the Boston Celtics and drove the battle for the lead in the NBA Eastern Conference into a mess.
Milwaukee won 131-125 after an extended game against Boston in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season, which took place on the 15th (Korean time) at the Pi Serve Forum in Wisconsin, USA. As a result, Milwaukee (40-17), second in the East, with 11 consecutive wins, pressed Boston (41-17), the leader, by 0.5 game. 안전놀이터
Milwaukee’s Zhu Holiday scored 40 points (7 assists), the most among both teams, and led the victory by scoring a decisive 3-pointer 25.2 seconds before the end of the game, which was drawn 124-125. Giannis Antetokounmpo (36 points, 14 rebounds) and Chris Middleton (16 points, 11 rebounds) also contributed with a double-double. Antetokounmpo put a wedge in the game with four consecutive points, including a dunk at the end of the game.
The Phoenix Suns (32-27), 4th in the West, narrowed the gap to 1 game by beating the 3rd-place Sacramento Kings (32-25) at the Footprint Center, 120-109. Devin Booker, who posted 32 points, Deandre Ayton (29 points, 11 rebounds), and Chris Paul (17 points, 19 assists) led the team to two consecutive victories.
The Los Angeles Clippers (32-28), ranked 5th in the West, defeated the Golden State Warriors (29-29), 134-124, ranked 9th, with the help of Kawhi Leonard (33 points), and the Toronto Raptors (28-31, ranked 9th in the East). Lose) defeated the 13th place Orlando Magic (24-35) 123-113 and won two consecutive victories. The Washington Wizards (27-30), ranked 10th in the East, defeated the Portland Trail Blazers (28-30), 11th in the West, 126-101.