Suns to Western Final and Bucks equal Nets in NBA


The Phoenix Suns reached the Western Conference final in the NBA for the first time in 11 years, after winning the semi-final series against the Nuggets 4-0 on Sunday, beating them 125-118 in Denver, while the Milwaukee Bucks tied the score with its guest Brooklyn Nets 2-2 Beating him 107-96 in the Eastern Conference semi-finals.

In the first match, Chris Paul scored 37 points and 7 assists, compared to Devin Booker’s 34 and 11 rebounds, to seal the Suns clean series.

The Suns provided a parallel attack to beat the Nuggets and the best player in the league this season, Serbian Nikola Jokic, who was eliminated from the match in the third quarter after a severe error, after he had 22 points and 11 rebounds.

The Suns will meet in the Western Los Angeles Clippers or Utah Jazz finals, where the latter leads 2-1.

In Milwaukee, Greek giant Yannis Antetokumbu scored 34 points and 12 rebounds, to lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference semi-final 2-2 with a 107-96 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, who lost its star Kyrie Arving due to injury.

Antetokumbu produced his best performance in the playoffs this season, recording 14 successful throws out of 26, and scoring 12 points in the third quarter to lead his team to their second successive home win.

Game 5 will be played in Brooklyn on Tuesday.

On the losing side, Kevin Durant finished the match with 28 points and 13 rebounds, but the Nets, who are already missing another injured star James Harden, suffered offensively after Irving left six minutes before the end of the second quarter with an ankle injury after he ran over in a strange way Antetokumpu’s foot.

The good news showed that the initial x-rays came back negative, but he will see the team’s doctors again on Monday.

Irving scored 11 points in the 17 minutes before his exit, knowing that in his first eight games in the playoffs this season, he scored an average of 24.1 points per game.


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