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Jaylen Brown scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, Jayson Tatum added 29 points along with eight assists and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-86 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted 28 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists, Jrue Holiday added 19 points and seven assists for the Bucks. Game 3 is on Saturday in Milwaukee.

Following the game, the Celtics head coach Ime Udoka talked about getting more physical in Game 2: “I didn’t love how we didn’t react to them being physical … our guys took that to heart and we knew we’d come out with the right effort tonight.”