Suns take Game 1 from Bucks, 118-105
PHOENIX (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started for the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1 of the NBA Finals after being sidelined with a knee injury, but it wasn’t enough for the Bucks to beat the Suns.
Antetokounmpo worked out on the court before the game Tuesday night and showed Bucks officials that he was healthy enough to play after missing two games with a hyperextended left knee.
Antetokounmpo was injured in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals when he landed after leaping to defend a lob pass to Atlanta’s Clint Capela.
He finished with 20 points and 17 rebounds, the Suns won Game 1, 118-105.
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