Giannis Antetokounmpo had to give his blood, sweat, and tears for the Milwaukee Bucks as they tried to steal Game 5 away from the Boston Celtics on their own home floor. Quite literally.
Giannis had blood dripping from his right eyebrow late in the game following an inadvertent elbow from Bucks teammate Pat Connaughton:
Giannis dripping blood and hits a clutch 3 and he’s still bleeding, this series is wild pic.twitter.com/P8G19bbbE5
— CarlosStory (@CarlosxcStory) May 12, 2022
The injury did not seem to bother the Bucks superstar at all as he ended up draining a clutch triple with less than a minute remaining to keep Milwaukee in the game. Giannis got cleaned up during a timeout and he returned to action quickly.
After a whirlwind of a final minute, it was Giannis and the Bucks who came out on top in this one, 110-107. It was an epic ending for what was truly a tremendous contest between two of the best teams in the NBA. In the end, Milwaukee’s 11-2 run to close out the game sealed the victory for them.
The Bucks are now 3-2 up in the series with Game 6 shifting back to Milwaukee on Friday. Giannis and Co. are now just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics, however, will not go down without a fight.
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