The Nets and Bucks will face each other in Game 7 on Saturday night, and the winner will advance to the NBA Eastern Conference Finals.
Brooklyn had a chance to knock out Milwaukee away in Game 6, but Chris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo combined to score 68 points. The Bucks maintained their vitality with a 104-89 victory, forcing The Barclays Center in Brooklyn played a winner-takes-all game.
The Nets will be understaffed in Game 7 because they have always been a series. Kyrie Irving (ankle) will miss the third game in a row, so Kevin Durant and James Harden will have to take on the heavy responsibility.
Durant did most of the heavy lifting in the series with Harden (hamstring) below 100%; the 7-0 forward averaged 33.3 points per game in the first six games.
Sports News is tracking real-time score updates and highlights from the Nets vs. Bucks to determine the team’s Eastern Conference semifinal series. Follow the method below to view the complete results of the 7th game.
Nets vs. Bucks
|Game 7||the first season||Q2||the third quater||Fourth quarter||final|
Real-time updates from the Nets vs. Bucks, highlights from Game 7
(All times are east)
10:04 p.m. — After practicing free throws in the half, Antetokounmpo looked more comfortable on the free throw line in the second half. He has now made 6 out of 10 attempts from the line.
10:02 p.m. — PJ Tucker scored in the second corner 3 of the half. This is his third three-pointer in this game.
9:59 p.m. — We were at the 8:34 mark of the third quarter. Durant and Harden played every minute of this quarter. This is especially impressive for Harden, who handled a hamstring injury in this series.
9:53 p.m. — The Bucks came out of the locker room with a score of 7-0. Antetokounmpo made a jumper, a shot from the basket, and an assist for Tucker to hit a three-pointer. This forced Steve Nash to pause quickly.
9:50 p.m. — The second half is about to begin. Some players fouled multiple times. Blake Griffin has three, and Bruce Brown, Jrue Holiday and PJ Tucker have two. As expected, fouls in Game 7 were not a big problem.
End of the second quarter: Nets 53, Bucks 47
9:36 p.m. — The Nets won three points each in the first two quarters. In the first half, Durant led all scorers with 20 points, and Giannis led the Bucks with 17 points. Between the two teams, the substitute players only played 23 minutes. It seems that every coach will use his starter in the 7th game.
9:34 p.m. — Before the buzzer sounded, Giannis could not shoot. In another tenth of a second, his last second layup is counted.
9:33 p.m. — They call him a Greek freak for a reason!
9:32 p.m. — The Nets received strong support from other New York sports teams in Game 7. Many members of the Yankees are there. The same goes for Giants legend Eli Manning.
9:27 p.m. — This is something you don’t see every day: James Harden, 6-5, won a jump ball on Giannis Antetokounmpo, 6-11.
9:23 p.m. — Oh my goodness, Giannis just made a free throw in the crowd when it counted down loudly from 10.Although the Nets Can no longer count Antetokounmpo’s free throw time on Jumbotron, Nothing can stop the crowd from doing it on their own.
9:21 p.m. — Pat Connaughton, who came off the bench, scored 6 points with two three-pointers. All other substitute scorers in the game? With four minutes left in the second quarter, the points are zero.
9:16 p.m. — Before that timeout, Bruce Brown’s dunk excited the Brooklyn audience. Moreover, he is now wearing a mask. He wore it while dealing with a broken nose earlier this season.
9:14 p.m. — The Bucks announced a timeout, allowing Antetokounmpo to leave for a quick rest. He sat for about a minute after the timeout, and then checked again.
9:06 p.m. — Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer will use Giannis heavily tonight. “We will let him play as much as possible,” the coach told TNT Radio between the two quarters.
End of the first quarter: Nets 28, Bucks 25
9:03 p.m. — The Nets shot 52.9% from the field, but the Bucks insisted on being there. Durant and Antetokounmpo lead all scorers with 10 points each. Durant was also one of the best assists in the first quarter, as shown below.
9:02 pm — If you want to know what it looks like when you let Kevin Durant (6-10) carry Jrue Holiday (6-3), this is what happened. Holiday is a well-respected guard who was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the 2020-21 season.
8:58 p.m. — Antetokounmpo made a good start. He made four of the first five shots (10 points), and made both near the rim and from long range.
8:51 p.m. — Bruce Brown was called for a technical foul after fouling Giannis. The Brooklyn crowd didn’t like this call.
8:44 p.m. — In the first commercial break with 6 minutes 42 seconds left in the first quarter, Kevin Durant led all scorers with 5 points. He averaged 33.3 points per game in this series.
8:41 p.m. — Giannis just made his first shot, a three-pointer. This may be good news for the Bucks.
8:39 p.m. — In the past four games, Joe Harris has made 5 of 24 three-pointers (20.8%). He just made a big opening in the transition and ended with an 11-0 Brooklyn game. This may be bad news for the Bucks.
8:37 p.m. — Note: Charles Barkley actually guaranteed the Bucks victory before the game. Think of it as its value.
8:34 p.m. — The Bucks first board the board. Appropriately, Brook Lopez made a corner three-pointer against his old club and started scoring.
8:33 p.m. — The Bucks won the tip, but Holiday did not perform well in the mid-range jumper. it has started.
8:22 p.m. — Charles Barkley seems to believe that the Milwaukee team can win if they play excellent basketball and get excellent performance from their role players. However, this is not Barkley’s guarantee.
“If Milwaukee plays well and plays well, they will win this game.”
Chuck previews Game 7 between the Bucks and Nets. pic.twitter.com/RvCYLBgDXQ
-NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) June 20, 2021
8:15 p.m. — There were no surprises in the two starting lineups. The Nets will start James Harden, Kevin Durant, Joe Harris, Bruce Brown and Blake Griffin. The Bucks will eliminate Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Middleton, Jue Holiday, PJ Tucker and Brook Lopez.
The start time of the Nets vs. Bucks
- time: 8:30 p.m. EDT / 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time
- TV channel: Ladder
- live: Watch TNT
The seventh game between the Nets and the Bucks is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, June 19th. TNT will be televised nationwide.
2021 NBA playoff schedule
(All times are Eastern Time)
|Clippers vs. Suns||3:30 pm||ABC|
|Eagles vs. 76ers||eight pm||Ladder|
|Clippers vs. Suns||Nine p.m||ESPN|
|Suns vs. Clippers||Nine p.m||ESPN|
|Suns vs. Clippers||Nine p.m||ESPN|