The Milwaukee Bucks crushed the Detroit Pistons (104-127), swept the series (4-0) and advanced to the Eastern Conference semi-finals.
The Bucks came back from a double-digit deficit in the first half and never looked back. Milwaukee outscored Detroit 42-71 in the last 20 minutes of the game, led by as many as 31 points and cruised to the win.
Giannis Antetokounmpo was unstoppable for the winners, with a playoff career-high 41 points. On the other hand, Reggie Jackson (26 points), Blake Griffin (22 points) and Andre Drummond (15 points) combined for 63 of the Pistons’ 104 points.
This is the first time since 2001 that Milwaukee wins a play-off series. The Bucks will face the Boston Celtics in the semi-finals.
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