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Milwaukee Bucks prevailed in a hard-fought battle with a 103-109 win over the Phoenix Suns in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

The Bucks were down nine early in the fourth quarter, but Khris Middleton made several huge plays in the last three minutes of the game to help the Bucks secure the victory.

Middleton finished with 40 points, on 15-of-33 shooting, in an uphill battle with Phoenix’s superstar Devin Booker, who exploded for 42 points, on 17-of-28 shooting.

For the winning side, Giannis Antetotokounmpo added 26 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists alongside a huge block with 1:14 remaining in regulation.

The Bucks tied the series 2-2, and now they will head back to Phoenix for Game 5 of the 2021 NBA Finals. Game 5 is taking place on Saturday.