Tuesday, 24 April, 2018

Khris Middleton hits insane shot to put Bucks, Celtics into OT

James Harden and the Houston Rockets had win streaks of 17 14 and 11 games during the 2017-18 regular season James Harden and the Houston Rockets had win streaks of 17 14 and 11 games during the 2017-18 regular season
Sandy Nunez | 16 April, 2018, 04:15

The Boston Celtics will take on the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round for the right to face the Philadelphia 76ers or the Miami Heat in round two.

Middleton ended the game second behind Giannis Antetokounmpo with 31 points, eight rebounds and five assists.

The Boston Celtics hope to make another statement by winning this game and improving a 2-0 series lead. "We're going to take it slow".

The Bucks went into the half ahead 47-44 after outscoring the Celtics 30-15 in the quarter.

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"We're on track for [a return in the] next three weeks, possibly Game 7 of the first round, [but] definitely second round".

Brown and Morris each played crucial roles in the third, notching down seven points each. Overcoming the loss of Gordon Hayward for the season and more recently Kyrie Irving has been made up for by fantastic coaching and other players stepping up. But timely 3-pointers from Rozier and Morris allowed the Celtics to hold on to their advantage. The Boston Celtics are shooting 42.3 percent from beyond the arc and 88.9 percent from the free throw line. Guard Terry Rozier did so with a flourish, crossing Eric Bledsoe into oblivion before burying a three-pointer with less than a second remaining. But then Middleton responded after a timeout with an insane 35-footer off the inbound to force overtime. The Celtics are a scrappy, deep team that finds ways to win, and they showed that Sunday afternoon.

Like the rest of the contest, neither side could create much separation. "So for me to be able to feel the ball again is a big deal for me".