On Sunday night, April 24, 2022, NBA playoffs games were very intense. By the end of the weekend, three teams in the playoff runs were on the verge of the exit, starting Monday, April 25, 2022 night. First, the Nets, after the Boston Celtics snatched 3 consecutive wins on Saturday. Then, the Chicago Bulls, when Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo had his show on Saturday vs the Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine. On Saturday, against the 76 ers, The Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam was able to save the Raptors, from an anticipated loss. Hence, this week, at least 3 teams may exit the playoffs.
On Saturday, April 22, the Boston Celtics won 109-103 against Brooklyn Nets, sending them into a 3-0 hole (see here NBA 2022: Most Anticipated First Game in Playoffs, Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics or Kevin Durant vs Jayson Tatum: It is Jayson Tatum, Again).
Then, the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo with the help from Jurie Holliday and Grayson Allen, even without Khris Middleton and George Hill, was able to win the game against the Chicago Bulls.
Grayson Allen scored his playoff career high with 27 points and six 3-pointers. Jrue Holiday scored 26, whereas Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds.
Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 119-95 on Sunday to take a 3-1 lead in the playoff first-round. Bobby Portis filled in the space left by Khris Middleton and George Hill, with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
The Chicago Bulls tried hard, but lost with a huge margin. Zach LaVine led the Chicago Bulls with 24 points and 13 assists. Patrick Williams scored 20 points and 10 rebounds, whereas DeMar DeRozan finished with 23 points.
Toronto Raptors’ All-Star forward Pascal Siakam made sure the Toronto Raptors kept their head on their home floor, with a 110–102 victory over Philadelphia 76ers. He scorred a game-high 34 points . The Raptors, especially Chris Buocher and Precious Achiuwa, were able to stop Joel Embiid, already suffering from a thumb injury, from scoring to his usual performance.
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Rendez-vous on Monday 2022.
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