The Bucks win 96-73. Ilyasova scores 21 points, O.J. Mayo scores 17 points, Antetokounmpo scores 13 points. Lopez scores a double-double (12 points and ten rebounds), Jack scores 11 points for the Nets. Antetokounmpo:
Our goal was to go to the playoffs, from Day One. Everybody believed in it. I started believing in it and we made it.
We have to forget about this one. We can’t even think about the next two games, we have to focus on this next one against Chicago. It’s as simple as that.
They do a good job of packing the paint. Showing our pick-and-roll didn’t really disrupt them in the lane.
The Bucks beat the Bulls 95-91. Carter-Williams scores a double-double (21 points and 10 rebounds). Paul Gasol scores 14 points and 11 rebounds, Butler scores 25 points and seven rebounds for the Bulls. Coach Kidd:
Any win, no matter at what point here or there, can help.
We didn’t win. That’s all that matters, No matter how many times you turn the ball over – yada, yada, yada – you’ve got to win the game.
You’re always concerned. You’re concerned about everything.
The Hawks win 101-88 against the Bucks. Caroll scores 23 points. Antetokounmpo scores 18 points for the Bucks. The Hawks has the number one seed in the East and plays an easy schedule and plans to stay healthy for the playoffs. Caroll:
We’re trying to get our mojo back, get our momentum back going to the playoffs.
I’m so tired of wearing this mask. I can’t wait for it to be over.
When you play against the best in the East, you have to compete.