The Milwaukee Bucks took over in the fourth quarter and rallied past the Celtics in Boston (116-123) to reclaim the home-court advantage (2-1).
The Celtics were in control until the middle of the third quarter and earned a 12-point lead (46-34). But, the Bucks turned things around and led by as many as 17 points to cruise to the victory (94-111), despite Boston’s late effort to “steal” the victory.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the winners with a game-high 32 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and three blocks. Khris Middleton and George Hill added 20 and 21 points, respectively.
Six players scored in double figures for the losing squad, with Kyrie Irving posting a team-high 29 points.
Game 4 will be played in Boston on Monday (06/05).