Milwaukee kicks off the NBA playoffs with victory
The team with the best performance in the Milwaukee regular season started the playoffs with a convincing victory with 121: 86 against Detroit. Yanis Antetoquanbo scored a “double-double” after 24 points and 17 rebounds in 24 minutes, and seven other Bucks finished with double-digit points. George Hill scored 16 points, Eric Bledsoe added 15. Detroit was Luc Kenard with 21 points, André Drummond added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Houston also begun with a win in the playoffs after 122: 90 over Utah. James Harden scored 29 points and 10 assists, and Eric Gordon added 17 points. Rudi Gober recorded a “double-double” for Utah with 22 points and 12 rebounds.
Portland beat Oklahoma City with 104: 99 in the first game of the series. Damien Lillard scored 30 points and Ines Canter added 20 points and his record for Playoffs 18 rebounds for Blazers.
Russell Westbrook was all over Oklahoma with his ninth triple-double in the playoffs – 24 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds.
Boston also started successfully in the playoffs after 84:74 over Indiana. Keary Irving and Marcus Morris scored 20 points for Celtics in the first game of the series. Indiana led 11 points after the first half, but then Boston took the lead and turned the turn of the match.