Durant stars as Nets beat Bucks in opener

June 7, 2021
    Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
    Scroll to Top
    Share on facebook
    Share on whatsapp
    Share on telegram

    Kevin DurantKevin Durant (right) stepped up for the Brooklyn Nets after they lost James Harden (left) in the opening minute to injury

    Kevin Durant scored 29 points as the Brooklyn Nets overcame an early James Harden injury to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-107 in game one of their NBA play-off Eastern Conference semi-final.

    Harden had to be replaced with a hamstring issue in the opening minute.

    Kyrie Irving added 25 points, while Joe Harris hit five of their 15 3-pointers.

    Victory came despite a dominant show by Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, who top scored with 34 points, shooting 16 baskets from 24 attempts in New York.

    Former Net Brook Lopez added 19 points and Jrue Holiday contributed 17, despite the Bucks finishing with six baskets from 30 attempts from behind the arc.

    The Nets will be hoping Harden can recover in time for the second game in the seven-match series, which takes place in Brooklyn on Monday.

    Banner Image Reading Around the BBC - Blue

    • Sport's Strangest Crimes: Vanilla Ice looks into the disappearance of prized racehorse Shergar
    • 'Be your 100% authentic self': Gay former rugby league player Keegan Hirst speaks to his younger self

    Footer - Blue

    Source

    READ:  GB lose second World Cup game to Turkey
    Atlanta - Boston
    Basketball
    Prediction for the game Atlanta – Boston

    Atlanta is the 15th in the East, having 13 wins and 37 losses. A powerful forward, John Collins, has returned and Lloyd Pierce’s team becomes …

    Portland Trail Blazers - Houston Rockets
    Basketball
    Prediction for the match Portland Trail Blazers – Houston Rockets

    It was a big surprise: the Houston Rockets won the game with Utah. We are looking forward for the match against the Portland Trail Blazers, …

    Olympia Milan - Bayern - freesupertips.cy
    Basketball
    Prediction for the match Milan – Bayern

    The team from Bayern defeated with a score 78:64 in the first round in Munich. In the Euroleague, the German club won 3-2. The team …

    Subscribe
    Notify of
    guest
    0 Comments
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    Our News
    Follow Us
    • Bookmakers Bonus
    Fonbet

    Registration bonus up to 250 Euro!

    Winmasters
    Parimatch
    Sign up for our Newsletter
    Logo for footer
    18+

    Copyright 2019 © All rights Reserved.

    0
    Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
    ()
    x
    This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.