ANKARA

The Milwaukee Bucks claimed a vital win against the Phoenix Suns 120-100 in game three of the 2021 NBA finals on Sunday, narrowing the gap to a win.

The Suns were handed the loss at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee but are still leading the series 2-1.

The Bucks’ Greek superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, had 13 rebounds and made six assists, his emphatic performance bringing the critical victory.

His teammate Jrue Holiday tallied 21 points and nine assists. Khris Middleton added 18 for Milwaukee.

Suns guard Chris Paul produced 19 points and nine assists. Jae Crowder and Deandre Ayton scored 18 points each for Phoenix.

Cameron Johnson — Suns forward — added 14 points, as well.

Game four in the final series will be held in Milwaukee on Wednesday, July 14.

The team that bags four wins first will be the 2021 NBA champions.

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