All of it comes right down to Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks. The second-round series has been just as riveting as expected, with each teams trading wins in six straight games. Each teams have just yet another shot to advance into the Eastern Conference finals because the series finale will happen Sunday at TD Garden. The winner advances to face the top-seeded Miami Heat. The Celtics outscore the Bucks 31-21 within the third quarter despite Jayson Tatum sitting with 4 fouls, and take a 79-64 lead into the ultimate period.
In a battle between two of the league’s top superstars, Tatum (46 points, nine rebounds, 4 assists) and Antetokounmpo (44 points, 20 rebounds, six assists) put up their best very efforts in Game 6, however it was the Celtics that prevailed 108-95 to even the series and avoid elimination. Marcus Smart bounced back after a rough Game 5 with a flawless showing that included 21 points and nil turnovers. Boston could have home-court advantage, however the defending champions have been nearly perfect in closeout games (8-1) under Mike Budenholzer. Robert Williams can be returning after missing three games with a sore knee.
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