Bucks sweep Pistons to snap long playoff win drought

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Bucks sweep Pistons to snap long playoff win drought
Bucks sweep Pistons to snap long playoff win drought

The Milwaukee Bucks wiped away 18 years of frustration on Monday by beating the Detroit Pistons 127-104 to complete a four-game sweep of their first round Eastern Conference playoff series. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points as the Bucks reached the second round of the postseason for the first time since 2000-01 season when they made it all the way to the NBA semi-finals. The top-seeded Milwaukee cruised through the first three games and after a slow start in game four they took control late at won by 23 points. Breaking their streak of eight straight playoff exits so quickly means Milwaukee has more time prepare for their next opponent -- the Boston Celtics, who are coming off a sweep of Indiana.

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