Bucks, Celtics gear up for pivotal Game 5

Bucks, Celtics gear up for pivotal Game 5

With that being said, the C's remain collectively confident heading into Game 5 Tuesday night, because they believe that returning to their home arena could help swing the series back into their favor. The Celtics have won four of the five previous playoff series between the teams and have an 18-13 edge in games won. Boston played well in the first two games at home and almost stole Game 4 after being down 19 on the road.

Game 5 is Thursday night (Friday AM in the Philippines) at the TD Garden in Boston.

While the result of the officiating may be a bit of a drag for Celtics fans, it's worth noting Boston didn't do itself many favors in the contest by trailing as many as 20 points in the third quarter.

Looking at Game 4, the first half was a somewhat repeat of what occurred in Game 3, however, this time Boston started to recall their play in the first two games.

Giannis Antetokounmpo has many big games under his belt. Brown has been asked to step up in the absence of Irving, and has embraced the opportunity. "The Milwaukee Bucks' big win, thanks to his tip in and the team's great play, combined with today's spring weather had people turn out in droves to celebrate and we had quite a wait".

On the other hand, Markieff knew exactly what he was doing, earning a technical foul just minutes into the Washington Wizards' matchup with the Raptors.

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On the final possession, Brogdon missed a hook shot with five seconds left, but Antetokounmpo grabbed the offensive rebound and put it back in to give the Bucks a 104-102 lead. Milwaukee will go as far as "The Greek Freak" can take them.

Stevens has a much-lauded and genuine knack for designing plays that uncannily lead to a good shot whenever the ball is being inbounded.

"Playing in front of your home crowd, they can be the best sixth man in the league", Celtics wing Jaylen Brown explained Monday afternoon following practice at the team's training facility. I think those trends continue in this one as the Celtics win by single digits.

Game 5 is on Wednesday in Cleveland.

"There's no secret in regards to needing players to be able to close out games", Prunty said.