Suns vs. Bucks rating, outcomes: Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Milwaukee to Recreation 3 win

Giannis Antetokounmpo merely wasn’t going to permit his Bucks to fall right into a 3-0 gap in opposition to the Suns within the 2021 NBA Finals.

“The Greek Freak” led Milwaukee to a dominant 120-100 victory over Phoenix on Sunday evening, posting 41 factors, 13 rebounds and 6 assists in Recreation 3. Antetokounmpo grew to become simply the second participant in NBA Finals historical past to complete 40-plus factors and 10-plus rebounds in consecutive video games (Shaquille O’Neal, 2000). He additionally bought rather more assist this time round, as Jrue Vacation (21 factors, 9 assists, 5 rebounds) and Khris Middleton (18 factors, seven rebounds, six assists) bounced again after depressing showings in Recreation 2.

Suns star Chris Paul had 19 factors and 9 assists within the loss, however his backcourt mate Devin Booker struggled all through Recreation 3, scoring simply 10 factors on 3-of-14 taking pictures. It was additionally a tough night for Deandre Ayton, who solely performed 24 minutes due to foul hassle.

Sporting Information supplied stay updates and highlights from Recreation 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals. Take a look at all of the highlights you missed proper right here.

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Suns vs. Bucks rating

Recreation 3 Q1 Q2 Q3 This fall Remaining
Suns 28 17 31 24 100
Bucks 25 35 38 22 120

Suns vs. Bucks stay updates, highlights from Recreation 3

Remaining: Bucks 120, Suns 100

10:30 p.m. — The Suns have all bench gamers on the ground now. This one is over.

10:25 p.m. — Giannis Antetokounmpo is a person on a mission. He is bought 41 factors with greater than six minutes left within the fourth quarter.

10:15 p.m. — Cannot play a lot better protection right here. Chris Paul is fairly good, huh?

Finish of third quarter: Bucks 98, Suns 76

10 p.m. — Giannis. Beast Mode.

9:50 p.m. — Ship this to the Louvre.


9:35 p.m. — Good luck attempting to cease this man. Giannis Antetokounmpo is as much as 25 factors early within the fourth quarter.

Halftime: Bucks 60, Suns 45

9:10 p.m. — Uh, did the Bucks simply flip into the “Showtime” Lakers? What a powerful run to shut the primary half.

9 p.m. — P.J. Tucker not solely avoids falling out of bounds but additionally finds Giannis Antetokounmpo for the monster dunk. The Bucks take the lead.

8:50 p.m. — Khris Middleton finishes via contact and goes to the road for his first free throw try of the sequence. (Sure, you learn that accurately.)

Finish of first quarter: Suns 28, Bucks 25

8:40 p.m. — Feed the large man. Deandre Ayton leads all scorers with 12 factors on 6-of-7 taking pictures.

8:25 p.m. — Chris Paul to Deandre Ayton on the pick-and-roll? Yep, we have seen that work earlier than.

8:15 p.m. — Jrue Vacation scores the primary factors of Recreation 3. It will be nice for the Bucks if they’ll get him rolling early on the offensive finish.

8 p.m. — The followers hanging out within the Deer District are just a bit bit enthusiastic about watching their staff within the NBA Finals.

7:40 p.m. — The starters for every staff …

  • Bucks: Jrue Vacation, Khris Middleton, P.J. Tucker, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez
  • Suns: Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, Deandre Ayton

7:20 p.m. — Suns ahead Torrey Craig, who left Recreation 2 after struggling a proper knee damage, is formally out there to play in Recreation 3.

Suns vs. Bucks begin time

  • Date: Sunday, July 11
  • Begin time: 8 p.m. ET | 5 p.m. PT

Recreation 3 of the NBA Finals will tip off at 8 p.m. ET. Video games 3 and 4 will probably be held at Fiserv Discussion board in Milwaukee.

Tips on how to watch the NBA Finals

  • TV channel: ABC
  • Dwell stream: Watch ESPN | fuboTV

Bucks vs. Suns will probably be broadcast stay on ABC. You’ll be able to stay stream Recreation 3 through Watch ESPN or the Watch ESPN app.

The sport may also be streamed on fuboTV, which affords a 7-day free trial.

NBA Finals schedule 2021

(All occasions Japanese)

(3) Bucks vs. (2) Suns: Phoenix leads 2-1

Date Recreation Time  Nationwide TV
July 6 Suns 118, Bucks 105 9 p.m. ABC
July 8 Suns 118, Bucks 108 9 p.m. ABC
July 11 Bucks 120, Suns 100 8 p.m. ABC
July 14 Recreation 4 9 p.m. ABC
July 17 Recreation 5 9 p.m. ABC
July 20 Recreation 6* 9 p.m. ABC
July 22 Recreation 7* 9 p.m. ABC

* If crucial

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