Bucks trounce Hawks 125-91 to tie East finals at 1-1

They did all that and more Friday night.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 点数, 添加了 Jrue Holiday 22 and the Bucks blew out the 亚特兰大老鹰队 125-91 在游戏中 2.

Young struggled for much of the night after finishing with 48 点和 11 协助 the Hawks’ 116-113 游戏 1 胜利.

Last game he was living in the paint, had a lot of floaters (和) those are pretty much layups for him,” Holiday said. “We didn’t really want that to get him started early. And I don’t think he went to the free throw line much tonight, which is also pretty big for us.

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杨得分 15 points but matched a career worst with nine turnovers before leaving the game for good with 3:48 remaining in the third quarter. 他帅呆了 6 的 16 全面的, 1 的 8 on 3-point attempts and 2 的 3 on free throws.

I take complete responsibility for what happened tonight,” 杨说. “Taking care of the ball is something I’ve got to be better at. I will be better at it. It’s really they just upped their physicality tonight. We’ve got to do the same.

The Bucks never trailed, 得分 20 straight points late in the second quarter and led by at least 30 throughout the second half. Both teams rested their starters for the entire fourth quarter.

This marks the third straight series in which the Hawks lost Game 2 after winning Game 1 在路上. Those Game 2 losses have been decided by a total of 59 点数.

The series shifts to Atlanta for Game 3 在星期天.

We have to play harder,” Hawks coach Nate McMillan said. “That intensity that they came out with wasn’t a surprise to us. But they showed that there’s another level that we have to get to. They totally just dominated the entire game.

Young said he didn’t believe the Bucks did anything different schematically to slow him down Friday. He thought the Bucks just played more aggressively and benefited from the way the game was called.

When they’re aggressive and (官员) don’t call it, nights like tonight happen,” 杨说.

Milwaukee was intent on making life difficult for Young two nights after the Bucks blew a seven-point lead in the final four minutes of Game 1. Young’s Game 1 performance had made him the first player ever with at least 45 点和 10 assists in a conference finals game.

Young committed eight turnovers in the first half alone. Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton agreed the Bucksaggressiveness made a difference.

That was a huge key from Game 1 to Game 2,Middleton said. “游戏 1, they were able to get whatever they wanted on the court. Trae was getting in the paint, throwing those lobs and getting everybody else involved. Tonight we wanted to set the tone and just make sure they weren’t going to be comfortable.

Brook Lopez scored 16 points for the Bucks. Middleton had 15 点数, eight assists and seven rebounds. Antetokounmpo had nine rebounds and six assists.

Danilo Gallinari had 12 points and John Collins and Cam Reddish each added 11 for the Hawks.

Milwaukee pulled ahead in the opening minutes as Antetokounmpo continually got to the rim for easy baskets. The Bucks already owned a double-digit lead before going on a 20-0 run late in the second quarter to break open the game.

We know what we’ve got to do,” Antetokounmpo said. “Everybody knew we had to come in here and get this game. That’s what we did from the first possession of the game.


鹰队: Reddish played 17 minutes in his first game action since Feb. 21 due to an Achilles tendon injury. … Young had at least 20 points and seven assists in each of the Hawks’ 13 playoff games before Friday. He’s the first player ever to have at least 20 points and seven assists in each of his first 13 career playoff games. … Reserve forward Nathan Knight went to the locker room midway through the fourth quarter. Knight had landed on his back after blocking a shot.

雄鹿队: The Bucks shot 52.1%, the first time they’ve shot over 50% in this postseason. … Antetokounmpo’s early exit due to the lopsided score resulted in the end of his franchise-record string of six straight games in which he had at least 30 点和 10 篮板. The last player to collect at least 30 点和 10 rebounds in six straight playoff games was Shaquille O’Neal in 2002. … The Bucks improved to 12-3 in playoff games at Fiserv Forum.




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