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Giannis Antetokounmpo Says He's Confident The Bucks Can Comeback 3-0 Deficit Against The Miami Heat

(via The Sports Rush)

(via The Sports Rush)

Giannis Antetokounmpo and his Milwaukee Bucks are in a very disfavorable situation after losing to the Miami Heat on Friday night. Just when the Bucks seemed to be ready to win their first game of the series, Jimmy Butler and the Heat took over, overshadowed Giannis and the Bucks to get the 115-100 victory over the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Heat won the fourth quarter, 40-13, leaving no chance to the Bucks to return.

The series is now 3-0 in favor of the Heat and everything points out that the Bucks will lose in the second round of the playoffs, something unthinkable at the beginning of the season. The picture is anything but hopeful for them, but Giannis is confident the Bucks overturn this situation and make it to the ECF for the second consecutive year.

“They are a great team. You know they are going to play hard,” he said about the Heat and the great basketball they're playing in this series. “They are playing hard for 48 minutes. For you to be able to beat them, you got to match that.”

Antetokounmpo knows is a hard task to carry out, but he believes that his team is the one that can go and win four straight matches.

“If there’s a team that can beat a team four straight it can be us. We just have to believe in ourselves, we can do it,” he said, “We’ve done things that nobody believed we can do. I believe, I trust, and I love my teammates. I want my teammates to be confident, I am confident, we can do it.”

Seeing how the Heat is playing, seeing the way Mike Budenholzer is doing things for the Bucks, it's hard to think this team is going to overcome this deficit and eliminate the inspired Heat. There is nothing that can make you think Milwaukee stands a chance against Miami; not even having the DPOY and reigning MVP.