Bucks draw level with Celtics; Spurs beat Warriors

Bucks draw level with Celtics; Spurs beat Warriors

But until then, everyone will be looking at the disappointment that went down in Milwaukee. Milwaukee will go as far as "The Greek Freak" can take them.

The initial target for Smart was to play in either Game 6 or 7, but a Game 5 appearance would not come as a surprise anymore given the questionable tag he received from the team.

Milwaukee won the two most recent games to tie the series at 2-2. Boston is -2.5 over the Bucks in game 5.

Antetokounmpo left a Milwaukee restaurant after a delay in seating after Game 4 but can now turn his attention to the Celtics, who are without Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Daniel Theis.

According to the radio voice of the Celtics, Sean Grande, Smart is eyeing a return to the C's lineup on Thursday night in Game 6 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs. In the final minute alone, Brogdon nailed a huge 3-point shot from the corner off a touch pass from Bledsoe, Middleton made two stellar defensive plays and Antetokounmpo put back Brogdon's miss for the game-winner. "We've never been through this type of adversity", said Ginobili. "These guys do a great job". We have a lot of confidence in those guys to make big plays and big shots and to defend like they did here. "We kept our composure and fought all the way to the end".

No contract renewal for Minnesota Wild's general manager
Before that, he was an assistant general manager with the Pittsburgh Penguins . The Wild made six straight Stanley Cup Playoffs under Fletcher's leadership.

"These are the moments everybody plays for, everybody who loves this game", Maker said post-game. "His energy on defense really translated to the offensive end".

"It's a tough time". Stevens said he would likely only make a switch for matchup purposes.

"I like it", Maker said of the physical battle. They've had to work hard over and over just to generate an open shot, especially with Terry Rozier massively in a slump since the series shifted cities. This is why the playoffs are so challenging.

You can see the isolated play here. I think we're learning. We're going to need those guys. After watching Boston almost storm back from a 20-point deficit in Game 4, he believes that the team is getting used to facing different postseason environments and will be able to handle the rising pressure as the series wears on.

Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including tipping in the go-ahead basket with 5 seconds left, and the Bucks held on for a 104-102 win to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Seven Pacers finished in double-digits, with Young notching an impressive double-double of 12 points and 16 rebounds. Jaylen Brown led the team with 34 points on 13 of 24 shooting, Jayson Tatum added 21 points while Marcus Morris chipped in with 13 points.

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