The Milwaukee Bucks took the Boston Celtics to overtime in Game 1 of their first round NBA playoff series, but are now back home 0-2 and are asking their own pre-match effort on Friday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
After the Celtics beat the Bucks, 120-106, on Wednesday in Game 2, you hear these quotes from the locker room of Milwaukee, after Andrew Wagner of the Madison State Journal :
Khris Middleton : "They were the more hopeless team tonight."
Giannis Antetokounmpo: "I think we did not show up as a team tonight."
Bucks coach Joe Prunty: "Boston, I thought I was playing harder from the jump."
In the meantime, the Celtics have a balanced attack with four players averaging 1
One funny thing happened to Scary Terry Rozier after injuries injured Irving and Smart: He became a very solid NBA point guard. In all his energy work, Rozier rarely turns the ball over. Its sales ratio is comparable to that of Mike Conley the heady Memphis Guardian. Although Rozier is still unstable as a finisher, Rozier's outdoor performance improved dramatically.
Rozier is 7-for-14 in the series of three.
During the regular season, the Bucks and Celtics parted four games with each team winning on the floor of the other team.
Bucks Vs. Celtics Game 3 info
Location: Bradley Center, Milwaukee
Playing time: 9:30 pm ET
Announcer: Mark Jones, Hubie Brown, Cassidy Hubbarth
Online stream: Watch ESPN