He had a career night in the Suns 112-97 win over the Pelicans to capture a 3-2 series lead.
His stat line was insane (31 points, five rebounds, four blocks, two steals, 71% FG). He also was 4-4 from beyond the arc.
Mikal Bridges tonight:
MIKAL IS ELITE. 🔒⭐️ pic.twitter.com/982qrNK16f
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) April 27, 2022
Social media in the valley and across the hoops nation is blazing for the Suns forward who played 47 minutes tonight.
Mikal Bridges is the only player in NBA history to have a playoff game with
— Cody Hunt (@co_dhunt) April 27, 2022
The way Mikal finished that game was perfect
— Zach Alvira (@ZachAlvira) April 27, 2022
MIKAL FREAKIN' BRIDGES.
A NEW PLAYOFF CAREER HIGH! pic.twitter.com/UBcU1dEsbG
— Bally Sports Arizona (@BALLYSPORTSAZ) April 27, 2022
By the way, he spent a lot of time guarding Brandon Ingram. Locking him down and anyone else he guarded.
Mikal Bridges: Defensive Monster pic.twitter.com/ZQ8XX5cv3i
— Shane Young (@YoungNBA) April 27, 2022
This game isn’t just the best game of Mikal Bridges’s career, it’s one of the best games by any Suns player in playoffs this year or last if you factor in offense and defense.
— Mike Vigil (@protectedpick) April 27, 2022
Bridges with a grown man performance tonight. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
— Lisa Matthews (@LisaMatthewsAZ) April 27, 2022
Possible interesting development from our friend Jordan Simone…
Booker just walked off the court saying “I’m back”!!! Saw it with my own eyes!!
— Jordan Simone (@JordanSimone38) April 27, 2022