Brook Lopez Joins elite Company With an Outstanding Game 1 Performance: 29+11

Brook Lopez Joins elite Company With an Outstanding Game 1 Performance: 29+11

Brook Lopez led Bucks to a comeback win in Game 1 vs. Raptors

Propelled by Brook Lopez (NBA Playoffs career-high 29 points, 11 rebounds, 4 blocks, 4 three-pointers) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (24 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 blocks), the Bucks defeated the Raptors by the final score of 108-100 to take a 1-0 Eastern Conference Finals series lead. With his stat line, Lopez became the 4th player in NBA Playoffs history to record 29+ points, 10+ rebounds, 4+ 3PM and 4+ blocks in a single NBA Playoffs game (K. Durant, 6/4/17, K. Bryant, 5/27/2010 and D. Nowitzki, 4/18/04).

 

Per ESPN, All told, Lopez scored 13 of his career-playoff-high 29 points in the fourth quarter. He finished with 11 rebounds, two assists and four blocks. Lopez hadn’t scored at least 29 points in a game since March 2018 and hadn’t grabbed at least 11 rebounds since October 2017.

Source: ESPN.

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