Bucks, who lost 2-0 in the NBA Finals to the Phoenix
Suns, they conspired this Saturday not to leave Giannis
Antetokounmpo in front of the powerful team led by Chris Paul and Devin Booker.
“We have to help him a bit,” Jrue Holiday admitted. before the media on the eve of the third game, which will be played this Sunday in Milwaukee (USA).
Antetokounmpo scored 42 points in a superb performance in Game 2, but that wasn’t enough for the Bucks to stop the Suns, who are already just two wins away from getting her first ring of the NBA.
The Greek did not have a great support that night from his teammates, since Khris Middleton had 11 points (5 of 16 shooting) and Jrue Holiday had 17 points (7 of 21).
“We know that Giannis has led us offensively. To do that in such a crucial game is huge and we know he is capable of scoring more than 42 points. It’s definitely exciting and great to know that we have that, “Holiday explained.
For his part, the pivot Brook López assured that they highly value Antetokounmpo’s contribution. “We need Giannis to be Giannis, even more so in each and every Finals game,” he added.
In another sense, the Bucks coach, Mike Budenholzer, indicated that his team needs better ball circulation in attack. “We are playing against a good defensive team and I think we need a little of that,” he detailed.
The coach also assured that in his dressing room they are convinced that they can offer a higher performance in the two baskets. “I want my players to feel free. I want them to compete and play“, he claimed.