BOSTON - Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Boston Celtics 116-91 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference final.
The top-seeded Bucks placed seven players in double figures in their fourth straight win after dropping the series opener. Khris Middleton had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Eric Bledsoe finished with 18 points.
Next up for the Bucks is the winner of the Philadelphia-Toronto series. The Raptors are up 3-2 heading into Game 6 on Thursday night.
#Bucks beat #Celtics 116-91 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001. Gordon Hayward scored a total of 24 points in the last four games combined. We will share postgame reaction with you ahead on @Boston25 News at 10 and 11.— Tom Leyden (@TomLeyden) May 9, 2019
It's the first Eastern Conference final for Milwaukee since 2001.
Kyrie Irving scored 15 points for Boston, shooting 31.2 percent from the field. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Morris each had 14.
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