It wasn’t pretty from the opening tip as the Milwaukee Bucks fell behind by as much as 34 points in the first half, and ultimately suffered a 120-66 Game 6 loss to the Bulls at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The 54-point setback is the largest losing deficit ever for a Bucks playoff game. The win gives Chicago a 4-2 Eastern Conference playoff series win, sending the Bulls to a 2nd round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Chicago was hot early, hitting 51% of their shots in the first half, including an 8-for-15 effort from beyond the arc.
Michael Dunleavy scored 19 of his game-high 20 points in the first half to lead the Bulls.
Not a single player reached double figures in scoring for Milwaukee, who were paced by Zaza Pachulia’s eight points. The Bucks struggled from the field, connecting on 25-of-76 (32%) field goal attempts and only 4-of-19 from three. [Read more…]