Giannis delivers triple double as Bucks sweep Miami, Blazers rout Nuggets


Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks attempts a shot while being defended by Dewayne Dedmon #21 of the Miami Heat during Game Four of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at American Airlines Arena on May 29, 2021 in Miami, Florida. (Getty Images via AFP)

WASHINGTON  – Giannis Antetokounmpo managed his first NBA playoff triple double Saturday and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated Miami 120-103 to sweep the Heat out of the post-season in the opening round.

Greek star Antetokounmpo had 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists to spark the Bucks, who were led by 25 points from center Brook Lopez and 22 more off the bench from Bryn Forbes.

Khris Middleton added 20 as the Bucks rallied from a 12-point first-half deficit to win the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series 4-0. They await the Brooklyn-Boston series winner…

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