The Bucks’ Game 5 win over the Celtics was defined by 10 seconds of Jrue Holiday’s defensive heroics

BOSTON — The relationship between Giannis Antetokounmpo and teammate Khris Middleton, now nine years in, is well-known for its depth and trust. But about that Jrue Holiday relationship … “It’s blooming, it’s blooming!” Antetokounmpo said after the Milwaukee Bucks finished off a jaw-dropping display of clutch play in stealing a 110-107 Game 5 victory over … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks stage late rally sealed by Jrue Holiday’s heroics for Game 5 win over Boston Celtics, lead in East semis

1:13 AM ET jamal necklaceESPN BOSTON — The Milwaukee Bucks leaned on their championship pedigree in Game 5 on Wednesday night, rallying from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to escape Boston with a 110-107 victory against the Celtics and take a 3-2 series lead in the Eastern Conference semi-finals. The winner of Game 5 in a … Read more

How to Watch Bucks at Celtics Game 5 on Wednesday

Has this playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics been good or what? We are now through four games in this Eastern Conference Semifinals series and there really is no clear-cut favorite right now. Maybe you could make a case for the Celtics to currently have the upper hand since they own home … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the left-handed big man who muscled up beside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the NBA’s top players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center died Tuesday after a short illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time NBA All-Star … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 – What’s next for the conference semifinals heading into each Game 5?

What’s next in four thrilling NBA conference semifinal series? After Boston Celtics center Robert Williams III was a late scratch Monday night, Al Horford picked up the slack with a playoff career-high 30 points in a series-tying Game 4 win over Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. Despite shooting 9-for-37 from 3-point range, the Golden … Read more

‘Emotions are for movies, not for basketball’: Defending champion Bucks are again in a playoff showdown

MILWAUKEE — The nightly cornucopia of second-guessing on the (lack of) competence, desire, strategy and intelligence on the part of every superstar player and head coach in the NBA playoffs goes double for the defending champions. Phil Jackson, the soon-to-be Hall of Fame coach? A moron, after Sacramento’s Mike Bibby hit the winning shot in … Read more

FINAL: Updated Injury Reports For Celtics And Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics are facing off for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night in Wisconsin, and for the game the two teams have finalized their injury reports. The Bucks added Serge Ibaka as ruled out, while the Celtics added Robert Williams III as ruled out. NBA’s official injury … Read more

Jayson Tatum’s Status For Game 4

The Boston Celtics will be in Milwaukee once again for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night. All-Star forward Jayson Tatum threw down a monster dunk in Game 3, but took a hard landing on his wrist and appeared to be injured. However, he ended up being fine, and he is not … Read more

Hollinger: In the NBA playoffs, everybody is angry at everyone … and it’s wonderful

OK, can we all now admit the first round of these NBA playoffs was a little tame? Sure, there were tidbits of drama here and there, but in the end, all eight series went chalk, with nary a seven-game series and few in serious doubt beyond Game 3. In addition to the shortage of second-week … Read more

Hollinger: In the NBA playoffs, everybody is angry at everyone … and it’s wonderful

OK, can we all now admit the first round of these NBA playoffs was a little tame? Sure, there were tidbits of drama here and there, but in the end, all eight series went chalk, with nary a seven-game series and few in serious doubt beyond Game 3. In addition to the shortage of second-week … Read more