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Post Up: Milwaukee Ties the Series Behind Play of Middleton, Giannis

Game 4 of the NBA Finals took place Wednesday night, with the Milwaukee Bucks looking to even the series against the Phoenix Suns.

No. 2 Phoenix Suns 103, No. 3 Milwaukee Bucks 109

Series tied 2-2

The Bucks and Suns played a close game from start to finish in Game 4 but the Bucks eventually came out on top thanks to a career night for All-Star forward Khris Middleton. While having an up and down series, Middleton led his team in scoring with 40 points and chipping in six rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Giannis Antetokounmpo flirted with a triple-double, going for 26 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists, while Brook Lopez (14), Jrue Holiday (13) and Pat Connaughton were the only other Bucks to finish with more than 10 points.

Antetokounmpo also had one of the plays of the season, with this block late in the game on Deandre Ayton doing justice to the nickname “Greek Freak.”

Phoenix was kept in the game, thanks largely to the scoring of star guard Devin Booker. Booker led all scorers in the game for 42 points on 60.7 percent shooting from the field. However, not holding on up their end was Chris Paul, had a shaky night shooting as well, managing only 10 points on 5-for-13 shooting while turning over the ball five times.

Ayton, who only scored six points, had five assists but cleaning up on the boards with 17 rebounds.

With the series all tied up 2-2, the two teams will head back to Phoenix for Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

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