Thursday, April 29, 2010

Bucks Upsets the Hawks in Game 5

It was the one of the nights by Ilyasova fumbling the ball at times and the defensive stand by the veteran Kurt Thomas as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the Atlanta Hawks with a surprising win 91-87, leading the series 3-2. The rookie Brandon Jennings plays like he will be entitled to be the NBA Rookie of the year, scored 12 of his 25 points in the first quarter. His four straight free throws sealed the win for the Bucks. The Hawks leads by as much as 13 points in the third quarter and even held the lead by nine points in the fourth quarter 82-73 with 4 minutes left in the game before Bucks made a run on a 4 footer by Ilyasova taking the lead 83-82. In the ensuing play, Ilyasova rebound the ball on a miss by Jennings and fumbled but made a quick pass to Delfino at the corner before Delfino made the 3 point shot making capping that 13-0 run by the Bucks. John Salmons added 19 points for the Bucks and Luke Ridnour came from the bench scoring 15 points. Atlanta's leading scorer Joe Johnson had only 13 points before fouling out with 2:15 in the game.Al Horford leads the Hawks with 25 points and 11 rebounds, Marvin Williams added 22 points and 6th Man of the Year awardee Jamal Crawford scored just 11 points on 4-of-18 shooting. A victory by the Bucks in Game 6 at their homecourt will complete the amazing run in the playoffs as they will try to upset the 3rd seed Hawks.

Denver Nuggets Survives Utah Jazz

The Denver Nuggets survives another day, beating the Utah Jazz 116-102 and cutting the deficit on their series 3-2. Carmelo Anthony was phenomenal once again leading his team scoring 26 points and 11 rebounds. JR Smith, heated up on the web after Carmelo Anthony said that he needs support from his teammates, scoring 17 points. Chauncey Billups and Kenyon martin had 21 and 18 points respectively. Deron Williams is as spectacular as usual for the Jazz scoring 34 points and 10 assists while Carlos Boozer had 25 points and 16 rebounds. The Utah Jazz will have another game to clinch the series in their homecourt on game 6.


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