‘Series 1-1’ Lopez and Connorton clear the vacancy of the Greek monster

The vacancy of the Greek monster was not felt at all.

The Milwaukee Bucks won 138-122 in the second game against the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2023 NBA Playoffs held at the Milwaukee Fiserv Forum on the 20th (Korean time).

1st seed Milwaukee took a knee in Game 1 against 8th seed Miami, hurting their pride. The second round was also not an optimistic situation. It was because of the absence of ace Giannis Antetokounmpo. But the No. 1 seed was the No. 1 seed. Milwaukee has definitely filled Antetokounmpo’s void with a solid player base.

Cruz Halladay played a constant role with 24 points, 5 rebounds and 11 assists. The performance of these players should also be noted. That’s Brooke Lopez and Pat Connorton.

Lopez scored 14 points from the first quarter and took the lead in suppressing the team. Cornerton was responsible for the second quarter. He scored 11 points by hitting three 3-pointers in the second quarter alone.

Even in the second half, the two players could not be stopped. Lopez showed his presence on both sides of the offense and defense, consistently participating in the attack under the goal and raising up to two steals. Connorton made several 3-pointers with his hot fingertips.

Lopez’s final record for the day was 25 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and a field goal success rate of 70.6% (12/17). Cornerton also played only 25 minutes and flew with 22 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, including 6 3-pointers.

Milwaukee head coach Mike Budenholzer praised the two players in an interview after the game.

Coach Budenholzer said, “We played organically. We tried to create space by passing and aiming for open opportunities. Brooke Lopez helped make this possible.”

“Pat Connorton comes off the bench and brings our team steals, layups, 3-pointers, hustle play, defense and more. He’s a great teammate and pro player. It showed up well tonight.” added.

With this victory,토토사이트 Milwaukee avoided the worst result of two consecutive losses at home and set the series record to 1-1.

Game 3 will be held in Miami on the 23rd. It is still unclear whether Antetokounmpo will play in Game 3. However, Milwaukee fans are dreaming of advancing to the second round, watching Lopez and Connorton’s great performances.

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