Kyrie goes off for 32, Horford gets 20/9/8 and Tatum scores 17 as the Celtics hold off the Bucks (videos)
Kyrie Irving scored 32 points as the Celtics beat the Bucks and now leads the season series 2-1. Irving had fewer points than his MVP-candidate rival with Giannis going off for game-high 40 points but Boston got the win over Milwaukee. Al Horford provided big help for Kyrie, flirting with triple-double as he finished the game with 20 points, nine boards and eight assists. In last two games, Al dished out 19 dimes combined!
Jayson Tatum chipped in with 17 points on 4-for-5 shooting from the downtown. Rookie now leads the NBA in terms of 3-point shooting with 51.3 3P% on 3.0 shots per game as he's the only qualifed player to shoot better than 50 percent. Aron Baynes added 10 points to go with four rebounds and two assists in just 15 minutes of play against the Bucks. This was 21st win for the Celtics -- Boston still sits at top of the NBA.