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

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

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

Nets’ defense against Celtics’ Jayson Tatum may determine playoff series

Tatum vs. Brooklyn. The verdict of that case on the court could decide whether the Nets can win their first-round playoff series against the second-seeded Celtics. The Nets’ Kyrie Irving is going to be booed by Celtics fans, beginning with his return to the TD Garden for Game 1 on Sunday, just as he does … Read more

Celtics vs. Bulls odds, prediction, bets: Jayson Tatum props

Commercial Content, 21+ It’s a limited NBA roster Wednesday, only six games fill the card, but The Action Network’s Joe Dellera is zeroing in on a one-player support bet. For his bet, Dellera is eyeing Chicago as the Boston Celtics visit the Bulls and their struggling defensive unit. As for his prop bet, Dellera is … Read more