Bucks force game seven with do-or-die win over the Celtics, 97-86.

The Milwaukee Bucks forced a game seven against the Boston Celtics in a decisive 97-86 win. 

The Bucks were led by their star Giannis Antetokounmpo who finished with 31 points to go with 14 rebounds. 

The tide turned in the latter half of the second quarter when the Bucks offense caught fire. Milwaukee also stifled the C's offense during that stretch: 

The Celtics clawed back into the game a few times, even drawing it even during the third quarter, but the Buck's onslaught of offense from Giannis and crew quickly retook the lead.

One of the bigger causes for that? Rebounds.

For the first time this series, the Bucks outrebounded the C's to the tune of a +9 advantage, 48-39.

Now, the Celtics head back to Boston for a pivotal game seven. The home team has yet to lose this series.

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