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Bucks rally late in second to defeat Heat by 113-98

During the halftime, there was no sort of yelling from Bucks’ locker room. There was only a little bit of talk for overcoming that 20-point deficit. The discussions really helped the Bucks.

Giannis Antetokounmpo managed to lead the team with his 33 points as Bucks tied their franchise record for the second-half comeback by beating Miami Heat on Friday night by 113-98.




Antetokounmpo squad, “it does not matter at all if your team is down by 10, 15 or even 20 points. You need to just keep playing hard and this is a process. You have got to need to win games like this too. When on road, you have got to have the nerve to face adversity like this. To tell the truth, it is not easy. We need to become a great team and for that, we need to keep playing hard.”

Antetokounmpo also scored 16 rebounds with 9 assists on top of his 33 points as he fell on assist short of making a triple-double in this game.

As the first half ended, Bucks were at 42 points while Miami were at the lead with 62 points. After that, Bucks made a rally to be at 71 points with Miami being at 36 points. Milwaukee bucks with this win have become the first team in the NBA history to have been trailed by 20 points at least and then make a comeback to win the game by 15 points at least.

Justice Winslow of the Miami Heat said, “by the second half, w had lost or energy”. Winslow led the heat with his 20 points during the first half.

Other players from Heat side; Hassan Whiteside scored 14 points with 11 rebounds while Josh Richardson added in his 11 points and Dwayne Wade scored 10 points and one of the 4 players who scored 10 points for the Heat.

Khris Middleton added in his 21 points while Eric Bledsoe added in his 17 points as Bucks improved to be the NBA best with 52-17 on the season.

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