Milwaukee Bucks forward Yannis Adetokunbo risks missing the fourth game of the NBA Eastern conference semifinal series with the Miami Heat (0-3) because of a right ankle injury, the League’s official website reports.
Milwaukee added Adetokunbo to the list of players whose participation in the game is questionable in the pre-game Protocol. Giannis was injured in the first quarter of the third game against Miami, but was able to continue the game and was close to making a triple-double, scoring 21 points and making 16 rebounds and 9 assists.
Giannis was named the NBA’s best defensive player this season. In addition, Adetokunbo is considered one of the favorites of the race for MVP. Milwaukee has a close to zero chance of reaching the NBA Eastern conference finals. During the entire existence of the League, no team has ever won back after falling behind 0-3 during the series.
Jokic’s powerful double-double helped Denver tie the series with the clippers
The second NBA Western conference semifinal game between the Los Angeles clippers and the Denver nuggets took place at the I. S. Wide world of sports arena in reunion, Orlando, USA. The game ended with the nuggets winning 110-101.
Point guard Jamal Murray scored 27 points and 3 rebounds for the winners. Serbian center Nikola Jokic recorded a double-double with 26 points and 18 rebounds. The clippers ‘ most productive player was light forward Paul George, who scored 22 points and had 8 rebounds. Kawai Leonard had a double-double: 13 points, 10 rebounds.
In the conference finals, the winner of this pair will play the winner of the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston rockets.
Pascal Siakam’s double-double helped Toronto tie the series with Boston
In Kissimmee (USA), the fourth game of the Eastern conference semifinal series of the NBA playoffs between the Boston Celtics and the Toronto raptors ended at the HP field house stadium. The match was won by the nominal visiting players of “Toronto” – 100: 93. The score in the series was equal-2-2.
The best performance in this meeting was demonstrated by light forward “Boston” Jason Tatum, who made a double-double of 24 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists.
The most significant contribution to the victory of “Toronto” was made by Cameroonian forward Pascal Siakam, who also scored a double-double – 23 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists. Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry had another double-double with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists.