Celtics vs Bucks Highlights: It was Celtics vs Bucks in the NBA regular season. The match Boston Celtics vs Bucks ended in a 122-121 win for the Celtics.
The Boston Celtics win their first game of the new NBA season in a dramatic way. It was Jayson Tatum who shot a tough 3 over the Defensive Player of the Year and the 2x MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in the last second.
The Bucks saw themselves 2 points behind with just 0.4 seconds left. A direct inbound pass was thrown to Giannis when he was fouled by Tristan Thompson. Giannis could have tied the score for the Bucks but he only converted 1/2 of his free throws.
Celtics come out on top, they will now face the Brooklyn Nets in their next match.
Check out Tatum’s game-winning shot
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— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December 24, 2020
Celtics vs Bucks Stats
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points with a 13/26 FG. He converted 6/8 of his free throws.
For the Bucks, Jayleen Brown scored 33 points with a 13/24 FG. He converted all 4 of his free throws.
Khris Middleton had 8 assists for the Bucks in 38 minutes. He had 2 turnovers as well
Marcus Smart dished out 7 assists in 38 minutes for the Celtics. He had 2 turnovers.
Khris Middleton had 14 rebounds, 2 of which were offensive rebounds.
Tristan Thompson grabbed 8 boards for the Celtics, 4 of which were offensive rebounds.
Celtics vs Bucks Highlights
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Giannis at the free-throw line, Celtics lead by 2 points with 0.4 seconds left.
5 minutes played in the last quarter, Celtics lead by 7 as the Bucks try to get back in the game.
3rd Quarter ends and the Celtics take a massive 17 points lead. Jaylen Brown has 25 and Jayson Tatum has 21 points.
Jeff Teague comes off the bench for the Celtics to score 13, the Celtics leads by 2. It is 64-62, 1 minute into the 2nd half.
The Celtics take the lead before halftime. The score is 64-59.
2nd quarter starts, Bucks grab a 7 points lead over the Celtics. DiVincenzo has 13 points with a 100% FG.
Milwaukee Bucks leads by 3 points after the 1st quarter comes to an end.
Bucks leads by 2 points with 4 minutes to go in the 1st quarter. DiVincenzo has 8 points in 6 minutes
Giannis hits the 3-pointer and the Celtics take a timeout. Bucks lead 9-6.
Milwaukee Bucks wins the jump ball as the game goes underway
Starting 5 announced for both teams.
Bucks – Giannis, Khris Middleton, Brook Lopez, Donte DiVincenzo, Jrue Holiday
Celtics – Jayson Tatum, Daniel Theis, Tristan Thompson, Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown
The Boston Celtics will start their NBA season by welcoming the Milwaukee Bucks at home. They had a decent showing in the NBA preseason, winning one and losing one. With Gordon Hayward and Enes Kanter leaving, they might have some problems in roster depth.
The Milwaukee Bucks recently agreed to the largest contract in NBA history with Giannis Antetokounmpo. However, they lost 2 of their 3 preseason games against the Dallas Mavericks.
Match Details: Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks
Time: 06:00 A.M. (IST)
Venue: TD Garden, Boston
NBA 2020-21: Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks Match Preview
Match Preview – Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics come into the new NBA season with high hopes. They have efficient young talent in Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, and Jayleen Brown.
They had a 48-24 record in the 2019-20 NBA season. They reached the Eastern Conference Finals but were defeated by Miami Heat.
This season, they have added Tristan Thompson and the 14th draft pick Aaron Nesmith. Although, Gordon Hayward and Enes Kanter have left their franchise.
Match Preview – Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks had a disappointing end to last season as they were knocked out in the Conference Semi-Finals by the Miami Heat. They recently gave a max contract extension to the 2xMVP Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Bucks finished at the top of the Eastern Conference with an impressive 56-17 record. This season they have added Jrue Holiday, D.J. Augustin, and Bobby Portis to support Giannis. Eric Bledsoe, Wesley Matthews, and George Hill have left the Bucks.
NBA TV coverage: Celtics vs Bucks live in NBA regular season
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NBA Live streaming: Celtics vs Bucks Live Streaming
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NBA 2020-21 Schedule: The tentative NBA schedule calendar for the 2020-21 season:
• Dec. 11-19, 2020: Preseason games
• Dec. 22, 2020 – March 4, 2021: First Half of regular season
• March 5-10, 2021: All-Star break
• March 11 – May 16, 2021: Second Half of regular season
• May 18-21, 2021: Play-In Tournament
• May 22 – July 22, 2021: 2021 NBA Playoffs