Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks) with a 3-pointer vs the Houston Rockets, 05/07/2021
The Bucks defeated the Wizards, 135-134. Jrue Holiday (29 points, five rebounds, six assists) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (23 points, nine rebounds, eight assists) combined for 52 points for the Bucks, while Russell Westbrook tallied 29 points, 12 rebounds and 17 assists for the Wizards, his 33rd triple-double of the season and the 179th of his career. Additionally for the Wizards, Bradley Beal tallied a game-high 42 points in the losing effort. The Bucks improve to 42-24 on the season, while the Wizards fall to 30-36.
Jrue Holiday (Milwaukee Bucks) with a buzzer beater vs the Washington Wizards, 05/05/2021
MILWAUKEE (AP) Jrue Holiday scored 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook and edged the Washington Wizards 135-134 on Wednesday night. Westbrook had 29 points, 17 assists and 12 rebounds for his 179th career triple-double, but the Wizards still lost for just the fourth time in their last 17 games. Westbrook has a league-leading 33 triple-doubles this season, including five in his last six games.
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 on Tuesday night. Milwaukee blew a 10-point lead in the second half and trailed 103-97 with 10 minutes left, but it 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.