Let’s save the absurdity that is NBA officiating for another article. It’s not the time.
Now is the time to appreciate the joy and pain, the ups and downs, the massive swings of emotion that is playoff basketball.
The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns finally gave us the classic we’ve been hoping for. The two franchises — one looking for their first championship, the other searching for their first since 1971 — took it down to the wire Wednesday night, as Milwaukee tied the series at two games apiece.
The 109-103 victory for the Bucks sends the series back to Phoenix for game five Saturday night. After three games, the series appeared to be the sleeper many expected. With the NBA playoffs marred by a wild number of injuries to superstars, the small market Finals matchup didn’t have nearly the intrigue that NBA fans hoped for coming off a regular season unlike any other.
The Suns won both games at home by double