Game of the 12 months.
The Bucks are heading to the Jap Convention Finals after a Game 7 win for the ages over the Nets in overtime, 115–111.
After 48 minutes of action-packed dramatic play, Nets star Kevin Durant despatched the sport to overtime on an absurd fadeaway jumper with a foot on the three-point line to tie the sport at 109, leaving one second on the clock.
Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo could not reply and the sport went to overtime, the place the Bucks barely got here away with the win. For Brooklyn’s final shot of the sport, a gassed Durant tried a close to carbon copy of the shot that despatched the sport to OT, however that point it touched nothing however air.
Kevin Durant practically matched his historic 49-point efficiency in Game 5 when the Nets wanted him essentially the most, however it wasn’t sufficient.
Durant, who performed all 53 minutes, led Brooklyn with 48 factors and had 9 rebounds and 6 assists. His 48 factors have been essentially the most factors scored in a Game 7 in NBA historical past and he’s now the all-time scoring chief in Game 7 historical past.
Durant’s 299 minutes this collection is essentially the most in any postseason collection since he clocked 324 minutes in a 2014 collection in opposition to the Grizzlies. That collection featured 4 overtimes.
Antetokounmpo completed with 40 factors, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in his 50 minutes of motion to hold his workforce to the end line. The subsequent scorer behind him was Khris Middleton with 23 factors.
The Bucks will play the winner of the Hawks-76ers Game 7 Sunday evening at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.
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