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Suns, Devin Booker withstand Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 42-point performance to take 2-0 lead over Bucks

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Phoenix Suns were able to withstand an impressive Giannis Antetokounmpo’s showing to claim a 118-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks and take a 2-0 lead in the 2021 NBA Finals.

In Game 2, Devin Booker was the leading scorer for Phoenix with 31 points on 12-of-25 shooting, along with six assists and five rebounds.

Mikal Bridges followed his teammate with a playoff career-high 27 points and seven rebounds, while Chris Paul added 23.

As for the Bucks, who watched the Suns making an NBA playoffs franchise record 20 threes, Antetokounmpo finished the game with 42 points, on 15-of-22 shooting, along with 12 rebounds and four assists.

The Finals series are heading to Milwaukee for Game 3 as the Suns have a 2-0 lead in the series. Game 3 is on Sunday.

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