The Bucks, who had not found their rhythm in the first two games, laid out in Chicago like the fire department and let the loud United Center in the first play-off home game of Bulls for five years quickly silent. In the end, for the serial master of the 90s, one of the highest play-off home defeats of the franchise history was standing.
- Suspicious package ensures delay in Atlanta
- Paul takes over in the final quarter – Suns win also without Booker
Grayson all socked on the way to clear 111: 81-success five threesome and was with 22 points most successful shooters at the reigning master. Superstar Giannis antetokounmpo came to 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. Bobby Portis, who replaced the injured Khris Middleton as a starter, recorded 18 meters and 16 rebounds.
Middleton had hurt in the defeat in Game 2 on the left knee and will probably be missing at least for the rest of the series, which continues on Sunday in Chicago. At the Bulls (Nikola Vucévic: 18 points) Demar Derozan, who had scored 41 points on Wednesday, not for development (at the end only 11).
Suspicious package ensures delay in Atlanta
The Atlanta Hawks were able to rely on their allstar Trae Young after two defeats to the prelude of the series against the Miami Heat. His floater 4.4 seconds before the end, the Hawks brought a 111: 110 success and thus a sign of life in the duel with the top-set Heat. “I had no doubt,” said Young (24 points) about the crucial litter. In the final quarter, the Hawks had caught up a 16-point residue. Miami had to get along at the end without Point Guard Kyle Lowry, who came in the third quarter because of a thigh blade.
The start of the game had been delayed by 45 minutes, because a suspicious package had been found near the hall. After a review of the subject matter on explosives, however, was the all-clear.
Paul takes over in the final quarter – Suns win also without Booker
West Primus Phoenix continued without his injured Superstar Devin Booker with 114: 111 at the New Orleans Pelicans. That the Suns in the series will now return with 2: 1, they have to owe Chris Paul, who scored 19 his 28 points in the final quarter and distributed a total of 14 assists. Deandre Ayton also delivered with 28 points and 17 rebounds. At the Pelicans, Brandon Ingram (34) and CJ McCollum (30) trumped in the offensive. For Forward Jaxson Hayes, the game was prematurely ended in the second quarter after a remiple against Jae Crowder.