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NBA: Bucks Puts Magic On Brink Of Elimination, Takes 3-1 Lead

Orlando, USA - The Milwaukee Bucks pulled away in the fourth quarter and ended the game with a 15-point victory, 121-106, and take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

Giannis Antetokounmpo provided his usual MVP numbers with 31 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists but help came from fellow NBA All-Star Khris Middleton's double-double of 21 points and 10 boards.

Wes Matthews shot four three-pointers and settled for 12 points while Brook Lopez and Kyle Korver each had 10.

In a losing effort, Nikola Vucevic had his best statistical night doing 31 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks along with six three-pointers. Terrence Ross also had a good night off the bench with 19 points and eight rebounds.

The Bucks are just a game away from securing a spot in the second round of the NBA Playoffs and they will have a chance to do that in Game 5 that is slated to happen on August 26.

The Scores:

Bucks (123) - Antetokuonmpo 31, Middleton 21, Matthews 12, B. Lopez 10, Korver 10, Hill 9, Williams Bledsoe 6, DiVincenzo 5, Ilyasova 5, Connaughton 4

Magic (106) - Vucevic 31, 19 Ross, Fultz 15, Clark 12, Fournier 12, Augustin 6, Ennis 6, Birch 5, Iwundu 0.

Quarterscores: 22-18, 58-52, 84-81, 121-106.

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