Bucks beat Celtics and are one win away from the NBA West Finals

Michelle Cruz

Mexico City / 11.05.2022 22:10:22

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The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics in one of the most exciting games of these Conference Semifinals. The bulls took the win 110-107 and are placed one win away from returning to the Eastern Finals.

Milwaukee had a great reaction in the last quarter, winning it 33-21 and thus recovering from a difficult second period (19-28)which looked like it was going to put Boston ahead of their crowd at the TD Garden.

With 1:41 to play, the Celtics led it 105-99, but a triple by Giannis Antetokounmpo put the Bucks on a roll: Jrue Holiday hit another jumper from the perimeter and the game was tied at 105 points.

afters, Jayson Tatum regained the lead with two free throws and Antetokounmpo missed the second of his two shots at the penalty line, so it looked like the Celtics would take the win. But Bobby Portis grabbed the offensive rebound, added a double and put the Bucks ahead.

Jrue Holiday was the defensive mainstay and blocked Marcus Smart’s layup attempt. The point guard himself got the defensive rebound and Boston called time off,in order to rethink your game. Urged to stop the clock, Derrick White fouled Pat Connaughton, who made both of his field goals from the free throw line and put the Bucks on 110 points on the scorecard.

With five seconds to go, Smarthe moved the ball to get Boston into 3-point position and scramble for the ball, but Holiday stole the ball from him a second time and the clock ran out. Milwaukee won and is one win away from returning to the Western Conference Final.

Antetokounmpo finished with 40 points, 11 rebounds and three assists, while Holiday had 24 points, eight turnovers, the same number of rebounds, two blocks and one steal, including that last one.

For Boston, Tatum finished 34-6-4 and Jaylen Brown 26-8-6.

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