The Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks are the first Round 1 series match that exceeded into Game 7, the series is currently tied at 3-3 apiece, both teams won their games at their home court respectively, and if we will follow the trend Game 7 is supposed to be won by the Boston Celtics especially the games is scheduled at their home court along with their fans to cheer them up at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
In the game, the 1st quarter was completely dominated by the Celtics taking the early double digit of the game in a 15 – 0 run to finish the quarter 30 – 17. The Bucks have just scored only 2 points or just 1 field goal since the 6:43 minutes of the game till the end of the quarter after leading 13 – 10.
In the 2nd quarter, the Bucks quickly chop the Celtics lead at 11 – 0 run in the first 3 minutes of the quarter. Eric Bledsoe has been the hottest player for the Bucks that responsible for getting back in the game after being down by 13 points in the 1st quarter. Bucks able to cut the lead 32 – 30 down by just 2 points, but the Celtics retaliates with their own 9 – 0 run to up their lead back to double digits of 11 points, 41 – 30 under 5:30 to go in the quarter. The 1st half ends 50 – 42 Celtics up by 8 points.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, received his 3rd personal foul halfway through the 2nd quarter that gives more problem for the Bucks that was already down by double digits in the game. Celtics Jalen Brown pulled a hamstring in his right leg that cause him to leave the game and questionable of returning back?
In the 3rd quarter, the Bucks made an early 7 – 2 run to cut the Celtics lead in just 3 points, 52 – 49 but then again the Celtics don’t want their lead to slip away as they push their biggest lead to 16 points 81 – 65 with only 1.03 to go in the 3rd.
At the start of the 4th quarter, Celtics are up by 14 points and just a quarter away of advancing into the 2nd round. Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was called for his 5th personal foul at 8:24 to go in regulation and currently down by double digit lead and despite there are still more time to make a major comeback Bucks looks like they will lose Game 7?
The Celtics hang on to their lead that balloons to 19 points their biggest lead with 5:17 to go in the final quarter. the Celtics eventually wins Game 7, 112 – 96 to advance to the 2nd round of the Playoffs and the right to face the awaiting and well rested Philadelphia 76ers.
Meanwhile, another round 1 series match that also exceeded into Game 7 are the reigning Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers and the dangerous Indiana Pacers. The game is scheduled at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. LeBron James will is preventing his legacy of never losing any round 1 series match in his NBA Career while the Pacers are looking forward of dethroning the East Champion after 3 years of domination.