Boston Celtics rallied to overcome Milwaukee Bucks 108-95 on Friday forcing the Eastern Conference semifinal again to Boston for Game 7.
Boston led each and every quarter and entered the fourth with a 12-point benefit. It appeared as though Giannis Antetokounmpo would lead some other fourth-quarter comeback for the Bucks after his 8-0 run minimize the deficit to simply 4 issues with lower than 9 mins at the clock.
Boston didn’t blow up the benefit once more like they did in Game 6 as Tatum took over and spoke back with an 11-point solo play together with two photographs on the buzzer.
Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart then added a 3-pointer and a jumper respectively to present Boston a double-digit edge within the ultimate mins and maintained the benefit until the tip.
Tatum’s 46 issues tied 2d maximum in franchise historical past in an removing recreation, as he additionally had 4 assists and 9 rebounds. Brown and Smart added 22 and 21 issues each and every.
Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 44 issues, six assists and 20 rebounds, whilst Jrue Holiday scored 17.
Elsewhere in Golden State, in spite of 17 turnovers in a good recreation, the Warriors outscored the Memphis Grizzlies 32-19 within the remaining quarter to seal a 110-96 win, beating the Grizzlies 4-2 to go back to the Western Conference finals once more after 2019.
Klay Thompson made 8 of his 14 makes an attempt from lengthy vary to attain 30 issues, whilst Stephen Curry had 29 issues, seven rebounds and 5 assists.
Dillon Brooks had a team-high 30 issues for the Grizzlies, and Desmond Bane added 25 issues and 7 rebounds.
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