Al Horford goes off as Celtics beat Bucks to even series

MILWAUKEE — Al Horford and Jayson Tatum scored 30 points apiece and led the Boston Celtics’ fourth-quarter comeback in a 116-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night that tied their Eastern Conference semifinal at two games apiece. The two teams have alternated victories in this best-of-seven series, which continues Wednesday with Game 5 … Read more

Betting NBA playoffs, player prop bets to watch w/ Ariel Epstein

Eight teams remain, and only one will win the last game of the season. In order to get to that point, we are breaking down all of the remaining teams and series, including player prop bets to monitor with Yahoo Sports’ Sports Betting Analyst and “Prop Queen” ariel epstein. I sat down for an interview … Read more

How Celtics flipped script vs. Bucks

Facing what amounted to a must-win Game 2 Tuesday night, the Celtics bounced back with a 109-86 victory over the Bucks in Boston. Jaylen Brown scored a game-high 30 points in a wire-to-wire win that evened the Eastern Conference semifinals series at 1-1. But after getting beaten so handily in the series opener, how did … Read more

Celtics beat Bucks as Jaylen Brown drops 30

BOSTON — Jaylen Brown scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-86 on Tuesday night to even their second-round playoff series at one game apiece. Brown shook off a dismal shooting night in Game 1, going 9 for 10 in the first half, including … Read more

NBA player prop bet predictions

Commercial Content, 21+ Two games fill out the Tuesday NBA card and Munaf Manji of The Action Network has a favorite player prop bet for each (video above). His first best bet comes in the Eastern Conference matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics. In that contest, Manji is backing Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown … Read more

Giannis Antetokounmpo playing at MVP level gives Bucks chance to repeat

In Sunday’s 101-89 Game 1 route in Boston, Giannis Antetokounmpo did everything against the Celtics that Kevin Durant failed to do in Round 1. The most unsung superstar in NBA history, playing for the least-heralded defending NBA champion in history, announced on a Sunday afternoon that it is time to fear the Bucks. Or, as … Read more

Nets swept by Celtics in first round of NBA playoffs

The Nets started the season as the betting favorites. They ended it the butt of jokes. Brooklyn, a supposed superteam expected to win the title, suffered a humbling 116-112 Game 4 loss to the Celtics. A first-round sweep brought their season to an ignominious end Monday night before a sellout crowd of 18,099 at Barclays … Read more

Nets fall into 3-0 hole after loss to Celtics

The death knell may have sounded on the Nets’ disappointing season — killed by Kevin Durant’s surprising struggles and their porous defense. The Nets lost Game 3 to the Celtics, 109-103, Saturday night before a disappointed crowd at Barclays Center and now trail in the series, three games to none. The preseason title favorites are … Read more