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Bucks beat Suns to take 3-2 lead in NBA Finals

Antetokounmpo jams alley-oop pass from Holiday with 13.5 seconds left, lifting Bucks to 123-119 victory over Suns

Emre Asikci   | 18.07.2021
Bucks beat Suns to take 3-2 lead in NBA Finals

ISTANBUL

The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns 123-119 away on Saturday to take a 3-2 series lead in the NBA Finals.

Playing at Arizona’s Talking Stick Resort Arena, Giannis Antetokounmpo jammed an alley-oop pass from Jrue Holiday, who stole the ball from Devin Booker with 13.5 seconds left to deliver the Bucks a huge victory.

Apart from the game-sealing steal, Holiday racked up a double-double with 27 points and 13 assists while Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and nine rebounds.

Khris Middleton helped his team with 29 points.

For the losing side, Devin Booker was the highest scorer of the game with 40 points, as Chris Paul got a double-double with 21 points and 11 assists.

Game 6 is set for Tuesday.


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