Bucks win in Boston behind Giannis Antetokounmpo’s triple-double

Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates because the Milwaukee Bucks deal the Boston Celtics their first loss in this season’s playoffs

Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double and Jrue Vacation scored a game-high 25 factors because the visiting Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics, 101-89, in Recreation 1 of their Jap Convention semifinal collection on Sunday, Could 1 (Monday, Could 2, Manila time).

Antetokounmpo completed with 24 factors, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists. Vacation added 9 rebounds, Bobby Portis put up a double-double of 15 factors and 11 rebounds, and Grayson Allen scored 11 factors.

Jayson Tatum led Boston with 21 factors and Al Horford added 12 factors and 10 rebounds. Jaylen Brown scored 12 factors on 4-of-13 capturing and dedicated 7 turnovers. 

Marcus Good added 10 factors regardless of taking part in via a shoulder stinger and a bruised thigh, and Derrick White scored 10 for the Celtics, who misplaced for the primary time in the playoffs after sweeping Brooklyn in the primary spherical.

Recreation 2 shall be Tuesday evening in Boston.

The Celtics made 18-of-50 from past the arc, however simply 10-of-34 two-pointers.

Portis made a three-pointer to finish a 7-0 run that gave Milwaukee an 87-72 lead early in the fourth quarter.

Horford knocked in a triple to drag the Celtics inside 12, however Vacation made a three-pointer and Antetokounmpo scored on a putback dunk for a 94-78 lead halfway via the quarter.

Grant Williams’ three-pointer trimmed the result in 96-84 with 3:50 remaining, however Vacation made two free throws and the Bucks maintained a double-digit lead.

Tatum made back-to-back treys to chop Boston’s deficit to 58-52 early in the third quarter.

Milwaukee prolonged the result in 68-57 when Brook Lopez made a layup halfway via the quarter.

The Celtics closed to inside six factors thrice earlier than the Bucks took a 78-70 lead on the finish of the interval.

An 11-2 run gave Boston an early 22-14 lead. The Bucks answered with three treys throughout a 13-2 run that gave them a 27-24 lead on the finish of the primary quarter.

Payton Pritchard made two triples to assist the Celtics seize their final lead of the sport at 32-31.

Allen made three three-pointers and Antetokounmpo scored the ultimate eight factors of a 25-14 run that gave the Bucks a 56-46 halftime lead. – Rappler.com

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