Khris Middleton-Jrue Holiday Milwaukee Bucks
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Khris Middleton led the Milwaukee Bucks to the win over the Miami Heat to take the 1-0 lead in the first-round playoff series of the 2021 NBA playoffs.

After the huge OT victory, the Bucks star Jrue Holiday talked on Middleton’s ability in clutch time and the way Milwaukee responded during the game.

Middleton finished the contest with 27 points, six rebounds and six assists to propel the Bucks to a crucial Game 1 victory.

Holiday, who praised his team effort during the post-game interview, had 20 points and 11 rebounds during Saturday’s contest. The Bucks are set to face Miami again on Monday for Game 2 of the series.