Defending champions, the Bucks won at the Celtics this Sunday, in Game 1 of the series which opposes the two teams in the second round of the play-offs.

Victory for Milwaukee. Deprived of Khris Middleton and George Hill, the Bucks won on the Boston floor (89-101) this Sunday to start the series between the two teams in the second round of the play-offs, in the East. Author of 24 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, Giannis Antetokounmpo split a triple-double, his second in the play-offs.

Top scorer of the game, Jrue Holiday meanwhile cracked 25 points, with 10 rebounds as a bonus. 15 points and 11 rebounds for Bobby Portis on a Wisconsin team that led for most of the game, after an +8 for Boston in the first quarter. Brooklyn fallers in the previous round and winners of 26 of their last 32 regular season matches, the Celtics of Jayson Tatum (21 pts) and Jaylen Brown (12 pts) had a disbursement of 10 points at the break (56-46 MT) . They returned to -6 a few minutes from the end of the third quarter (66-72) before seeing the outgoing champions fly away and count up to 17 points ahead in the fourth (75-92).

The two teams will meet again on Tuesday, still on the boards at TD Garden, for Game 2. To be continued this Sunday evening (9 p.m.), the first game of the series against Memphis and Golden State, in the West.

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