Lima, January 11, 2022Updated on 01/11/2022 02:43 pm
Charlotte Hornets beat the current champion in consecutive games Milwaukee Bucks with a LaMelo Ball imperial. The last Rookie Of The Year (2020-21 season) dazzled his audience and sentenced with a basket on the end the victory against Giannis Antetokounmpo and company on the night of Monday, January 10. After that, El Comercio spoke with the Ball family’s younger brother about the pressure he felt at the end when he had to score a double suspension to win the match.
LaMelo Ball scored the lead basket with 15 seconds left, Terry Rozier recorded 27 points and the Hornets beat the reigning champions of the NBA, the Bucks, for the second time in three nights, now 103-99.
Ball He scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half, while Miles Bridges added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Hornets, who have won six of eight games and improved to 12-5 playing at home.
For his part, Khris Middleton had 27 points and 11 assists and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 26 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists for the Bucks, who also lost 114-106 to the Hornets Saturday.
The Bucks bounced back after going down 15 points in the third quarter to even the score when Antetokounmpo he scored with 38.8 seconds remaining and was fouled. He missed the free throw, but Wesley Matthews scored to tie the game again.
Ball took control as he drove through the lane, passing the ball over his head before throwing off balance to hit the Hornets (22-19) the final advantage.
After the game, at a press conference, I asked LaMelo Ball because of the pressure the team felt over the final moments. The owner replied the following: “We feel very comfortable playing under pressure. If you can see, here at Hornets we have great players who have been under pressure at great times. I have also played in these types of circumstances, that is why I tell you that I feel comfortable with the ball despite all the pressure from the scoreboard and having the last shot of the game ”.
Charlotte Hornets will face the Philadelphia 76ers on January 12, while Milwaukee Bucks He will do the same against the Golden State Warriors on January 13.