Bucks fall to Celtics 92-87, trail Boston 3-2 in series

The Bucks will need more from Antetokounmpo, as they trail 3-2 in the series, making Game 6 a must-win.

Middleton drilled a 3-pointer for a four-point game before the Bucks sent Horford to the line and he made one of two for an 87-82 gap with 24.4 ticks to play.

This series has featured physical and aggressive play throughout, with a little bit of chippiness mixed in.

The former No. 3 overall pick has seen his ups - he scored 19 points during Game 1 and 21 points during Game 4 - and his downs - he scored only four points during Game 2 - throughout this series. His intensity translated into the game's flow via a stolen pass, an and-one basket, two blocked shots, and more. It was low for a quarter in the series, excluding the Game 1 overtime period (eight points).

Though they shot just 32 percent from deep, the Celtics managed to can another 10 threes Tuesday night.

The supporting cast for the Bucks must also respond in game 6, after a rough offensive game in their game 5 loss. The Bucks shot 36.8 percent from the field.

Sure Smart has been keeping up with conditioning and all of that, but it's a completely different animal when you get into the speed and flow of the game.

The Bucks host Game Six on Thursday.

BC-BKN-Celtics-Smart, 133Celtics' Smart active for Game 5 against BucksEds: APNewsNow. Though these are impressive end-game stats, it's not enough for a star player like the Greek Freak.

More news: Another Reddy sibling in BJP's candidate list

If the Heat have any chance of extending this series they really need to buckle down and play with the same grit they have played with the entire series.

Referees in #Celtics - #Bucks game missed a shot clock violation on Al Horford.

Horford finished with 14 rebounds and three assists after the Celtics built an early first quarter lead before holding on to claim a vital win at the TD Garden.

The second, and last, missed call on the report suggests that Horford traveled before the shot anyways. Boston's depth looks to be a key factor heading into game 6.

After several blocks in Games 3 and 4 in Milwaukee, he expressed his joy toward the crowd and celebrated, emotions that permeated throughout the rest of his team. Antetokounmpo remembers last years playoff run and says that he and the team just have to play hard. "And then I watched it and I sent it back to him and told him how motivational it was and said I liked it".

Milwaukee lost to the Raptors in game six in the first round previous year.

Last month, George said it was a "special moment" to play against Tatum as the Thunder faced the Celtics in Boston.

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Smart felt fine after engaging in some contact work following Tuesday morning's shootaround.

(Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved.)

Columbus Blue Jackets: 3 Reasons Why They Lost To The Capitals
In a closely-decided series, the Blue Jackets probably needed better results with Jones on the ice if they were going to advance. Columbus didn't get much production out of their fourth line, but otherwise there were contributions throughout the lineup.

Armenia marks 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
More than 200,000 people of Armenian descent live in Los Angeles County, making the Southland home to the largest Armenian community outside of Armenia.

Were Analysts Bullish Capital & Regional Plc (LON:CAL) This Week?
Peel Hunt reaffirmed a "sell" rating and set a GBX 25 ($0.36) price objective on shares of Debenhams in a report on Thursday. The stock of The Vitec Group plc (LON:VTC) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, November 16.

Trump attacks New York Times journalist over Cohen article
Of course, his claim that he has "nothing to do with" Haberman and doesn't speak with her is easily disprovable. Trump laughed when the Philippines' dictator-like President Rodrigo Duterte called journalists "spies".

Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza border protest
On Friday they fitted kites with cans of flammable liquid, which they flew across the border to start fires in Israel. More than 700,000 Palestinians were expelled or fled during the 1948 war surrounding the creation of Israel.

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Artificial Sweeteners
So, they focused on two sugars (glucose and fructose) and the zero-calorie sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame potassium. But should you go back to sugar then? Sugar is the enemy, but so are those sugar replacements (allegedly).

US Attacks Have No Effect on Syria's Political Developments
But Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told media in Beijing on Monday, "I can not say that this question has been settled". He also said the G-7 would formally call on Russian Federation to contribute to solving the crisis in Syria.

Procter & Gamble nears deal for vitamin maker Merck KGaA
The company has been under consistent pressure to improve performance with its stock price falling 13 percent in the past year. As a part of the agreement, P&G is projected to buy majority of shares in Merck's India consumer healthcare business.

Simmons, Embiid Power 76ers To Victory
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (face) will start against the Miami Heat on Thursday in Game 3 . While Whiteside limited, 76ers big man Joel Embiid thrived amid early foul trouble of his own.

P&G buys Merck health brands for $4.2B
The Merck unit has got vitamin brands Femibion and Neruobion in its portfolio. Merck KGaA's stock, conversely, was up less than 1% Thursday morning.

Dow plummets 425 points as interest rates surge
Facebook's first-quarter revenue is expected to come in at $11.4 billion - a 43 percent spike from the year-ago quarter. The Dow's industrials were hit the hardest, led downward by 3M and Caterpillar, which dropped more than 6.5 percent.

Mitt Romney Fails To Secure Utah Senate GOP Nomination, Will Face Primary
Although Romney accepted Trump's endorsement , he had attacked him as a "phony" and "fraud" during the 2016 presidential campaign. Stay-at-home mother Michelle Cluff said she liked Romney's experience and believes he is ready to get to work as a senator.

Capitals get critical victory over Blue Jackets in Game 3
Alex Ovechkin and his teammates have been a dominant regular-season team throughout the majority of his tenure in Washington. Two-time Vezina Trophy victor Sergei Bobrovsky is sporting a.925 save percentage through three games of the series.

The Newest: China says 36 died in North Korea visitors crash
Chinese language vacationers are among the many largest teams of holiday makers to the remoted, hard-line communist state. The ministry says that the wreck happened Sunday evening in North Hwanghae state, south of the capital Pyongyang .

Allison Mack Arrested: Reportedly Charged For Alleged Role In NXIVM Sex Cult
Sweeney Jr., "Today we announce an additional arrest, and an indictment , in a case that brought to light an inconceivable crime". Raniere, 57, was arrested in Mexico, brought to the US on March 26 and is being held without bail in Brooklyn.

More News

More News