MILWAUKEE — The crowd was electric both inside Fiserv Forum and outside in the Deer District Sunday night. The Milwaukee Bucks took on the Indiana Pacers for Game 1 of the playoffs and won by 15 points.

What You Need To Know

  • Milwaukee Bucks win first game of the playoffs against the Indiana Pacers

  • Fans packed Fiserv Forum cheering on the Bucks

  • Damian Lillard scored 35 points in the first half

“I haven’t seen the Bucks play basketball like this in a long while and I love it,” said fan Travis Henderson.

Henderson said he is proud of his home team, especially without having Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was out for an injury.

“Fresh air,” said Henderson. “Seeing us win beating Indiana basically blowing them out is a wonderful feeling.”

Aidan Crain said the atmosphere was unbelievable.

“It was ecstatic,” said Crain. “It was crazy. Everybody I saw was on their feet.”

He said he’s looking forward to the next game and is excited to see what the Bucks are made of.

“Without us having Giannis and it’s like that, I mean it’s going to be like that for the rest of the year,” said Crain. “We’re going to take something home. We’re going to take something home this year.”

Both Crian and Henderson said every game has to have the same amount of energy moving forward to ensure the Bucks take home another national championship.