Bucks rally in 4th to beat Nets 124-118, clinch playoff spot
Posted: May 4, 2021 9:35 PM CDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points and the Milwaukee Bucks used a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Brooklyn Nets for the second time in three days, winning 124-118.
Milwaukee blew a 10-point lead in the second half and trailed 103-97 with 10 minutes left, but responded with an 18-1 run to clinch a fifth straight playoff appearance.
Brooklyn cut the margin to four with 1:02 left, but Antetokounmpo sank a pair of free throws and Jrue Holiday made a steal in the final minute to seal the victory.
Kyrie Irving scored 38 points for the Nets, and Kevin Durant had 32.
We built for this. ☀️ @Calm— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) May 5, 2021