Series Update – The Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics 116-91 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference final for the first time since 2001.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. Khris Middleton scored 19 points and eight rebounds, with Eric Bledsoe adding 18 points.
Kyrie Irving scored 15 points for Boston in what might have been his final game with the Celtics given that he is eligible for free agency in the offseason. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Morris each added 14 points for the Celtics.
Malcolm Brogdon, who hadn’t played for the Bucks since March 15 after being sidelined by plantar fasciitis, scored 10 points in his return to the lineup and also had four assists and three rebounds.
Milwaukee Bucks will now face the winner of the Philadelphia 76ers vs Toronto Raptors series, with the Raptors currently 3-2 up heading into Game 6 on Thursday night.