Al Horford and Jayson Tatum each scored 30 points to fuel their team's comeback in the fourth quarter and the boston celtics ended up prevailing on
With victory, the Celtics tied their series 2-2 against the bucks in the Eastern Conference Semifinal and both clubs will play their fifth game in Boston on Wednesday. The team with four wins will win the series.
the experienced Horford got 16 points and Tatum 12 in the fourth quarter for the Celtics surpassed in that period 43-28 the buckscurrent champions of the NBA. The 35-year-old Dominican had 30 points, the most of his postseason career.
Tatum got eight units and Horford six during a 14-2 run in which the Celtics they definitively took off on the scoreboard 106-96 with 3:33 remaining. The bucks they failed to reduce the difference to less than six goals the rest of the match.
Giannis Antetokounmpo got 34 points, 18 boards and five assists for the cause of the bucks.
Tatum He finished with 13 rebounds and five assists in a recovery after his irregular performance in the third game, in which he had 10 points and hit 4 of 19 shots. Jaylene Brown and Marcus Smart each contributed 18 units for the Celtics.
Horford triggered the comeback when Boston he was down 11 points late in the third quarter. The Celtics they tied the game when Horford penetrated the base line and capped a 10-0 offense with a dunk, but on the play he fouled Antetokounmpo at 9:51 from the conclusion.
The Celtics they played without their power forward Robert Williams, who had a sore left knee after surgery. The bucks dispensed for the seventh consecutive game of the forward Chris Middletonwho still suffers from a sprain in the medial collateral ligament of his left knee.
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