Jason Kidd said regular starters today for Game 4 vs. Bulls: Khris Middleton, MCW, Giannis, Zaza and Ersan.
MCW's loose dribble and heinous shooting proving problematic in overtime. And so it goes.
MCW with a couple of costly mistakes allows Bulls to take 109-101 lead with2:44 left in 3OT.
If the Bulls win they should hoist up Michael Carter-Williams and carry him out for his contributions to the win.
Rose takes MCW off the dribble, scoop layup. Yells to the sky. 32. 109-101
Rose just taking MCW to school here.
What was MCW doing?
Rose strips MCW there. Bulls up 6. 107-101.
MCW keeps trying to take Rose off the dribble despite common sense. And Rose isn’t having it
People that were mad the 76ers traded MCW. The 76ers. MCW.
Having a complete non-scorer/shooter in MCW on the court, with the ball, has really hurt the Bucks in crunch time execution.
Giannis imploring MCW for the ball out front, but he went to Mayo, whose jumper misses. Second OT now, 101-101.
Great D by Rose on final possession of OT. Stayed in front of MCW and then got a hand in Mayo's face. We are headed to Double OT.
Great defense from Rose to cut off MCW drive.
MCW takes a tour of the Great Wall of Pau!
MCW just ran into a Gasol pick like a CF neglecting the warning track. Pow! Pau!
Rose SHOOK MCW.
Kidd sticking with Mayo, Henson, Giannis, MCW and Middleton.
MCW pulls Bucks within 6. Rose feeds Snell for triple
Carter-Williams with two big misses that could have cut into Bulls' 86-78 lead.
Taj Gibson tucked that rebound as if he heard Michael Carter-Williams' footsteps right behind him ... in the air.
Guarding MCW takes very little energy. Hence, offense comes easy. Kyrie isn't MCW.
MCW hits 17-footer at end of clock to tie score at 61-61. Now Giannis scoring in paint - and 1.
Great defense by Rose on MCW. He said today that he doesn't remember that game in Philly last year when MCW lit him up. Don't believe it.
Carter-Williams simply getting schooled by Rose, who can get into the lane whenever he desires.
Rose crosses once, twice and then gets a floater over MCW. Tied at 27 after 1. Rose with 8, Giannis with 9.
Two good things: MCW finding people. People making shots.
MCW on the playoffs: "It's great experience for us young guys. There are a lot of mind games going on in the game."
I am ~same height/reach as Jameer Nelson, Hands measure same as MCW, Vertical leap like Chris Kaman...
MCW's contest of Mirotic 3FGA and then R baseline jumper a little momentum ... sapped on Zaza's T for shot to Mirotic underneath.
Rose at line when timeout ends. Fourth foul on MCW.
MCW just strung together two terrible possessions in a row.
Bulls 71, Bucks 68. 4 CHI plyrs in dbl digits (Butler/Rose/Gasol/Dunleavy). Middleton 20, MCW 10 for Bucks. MIL 4 t/overs. Bulls 45-33 reb.
MCW starting to attack Rose who has 3 fouls. Wasn’t aggressive in the first half at all.
Carter-Williams said something that irked McCutchen. Could have gave him a "T" but didn't.
Now this is a battle tonight between MCW and Rose. Each with 3 fouls.
MCW pushing Monty to get T'eed up.
Great pack by MCW on Rose, but Khris was in the restricted area.
MCW to the penthouse - dropped the Rose off at floor 5.
Milwaukee'de Carter-Williams ve Antetokounmpo yan yana kollarını açsa iki kişiyle alan savunması yapabilirler.
FWIW, biggest plus/minus happy number so far: plus-5, Michael Carter-Williams. Biggest sad number: minus-6, Derrick Rose.