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Playoffs 2019

NBA Playoffs 2019: Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks live score, updates, news, stats, highlights

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The Milwaukee Bucks are just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals after grinding out a 113-101 win on the road in Boston.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led by example pouring in 39 points on 15-of-22 shooting, grabbing 16 rebounds, while Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe chipped in 13 points apiece.

Kyrie Irving had another rough shooting night, going 7-of-22 from the field for his team-high 23 points, with all five Celtics starters scoring in double figures on the night.

If you missed any of the action, we had you covered with live updates, highlights and more from Game 4.

Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks

Final: Bucks, 113, Celtics 101

The Celtics had no answer for Giannis Antetokounmpo in the fourth quarter, scoring 17 of his 39 points in the final frame.

End of third quarter: Bucks 80, Celtics 72

The third quarter belonged to the Bucks' bench who have outscored the Celtics reserves 37-7 through three quarters.

Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his fourth foul in the quarter, but the second unit stood tall, going on 19-9 run with Antetokounmpo and Middleton on the bench, with Boston in the bonus.

George Hill led the charge with 11 points in the period.

Half-time: Celtics 49, Bucks 47

The Bucks are right back in the game after a 16-4 run, with Khris Middleton catching fire. He's got 13 points in the game on 4-of-14 shooting.

In stark contrast to Game 3, the Bucks have only shot eight free throws so far in Game 4. Meanwhile, George Hill, Eric Bledsoe and Giannis Antetokounmpo have each picked up three fouls, which could become a factor down the stretch.

The Celtics turned up the heat on the defensive end midway through the period, forcing the Bucks to miss eight consecutive field goal attempts.

Giannis threw down the jam to end the drought.

The Celtics are speading the offensive load with Irving, Morris and Jaylen Brown all finishing the half with 11 points, Boston has 13 assists on 17 made field goals.

End of first quarter: Celtics 30, Bucks 22

A great start for the Boston Celtics, who matched the Bucks' intensity early to take an eight point lead after the first quarter.

Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris leading the way early with seven points apiece.

Milwaukee struggled with the three ball early, shooting 2-of-9 from downtown. Giannis Antetokounmpo finishes the quarter with eight points on 3-of-5 shooting.

A standing ovation for Marcus Smart as he checks into the game.

The Bucks are bringing the defensive intensity early in Game 4. Middleton gets the stop and finds Bledsoe for the tough reverse layup.

Starting lineups

Bucks

Celtics

Pre-game

Marcus Smart returns to the Celtics lineup after missing the past eight games with an oblique injury.

Giannis gets in the zone!

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