NBA Playoffs 2018: Celtics take Game 1 over Bucks in overtime thriller

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When the Bucks return to Milwaukee for Games 3 and 4 of their First Round series, fans can partake in Bucks Fear the Deer Pep Rallies prior to each game, which will include live entertainment, food and drink, and the opportunity to win tickets to that day's game.

Al Horford led the Celtics with a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds with four dimes, three blocks, and two steals; Rozier added 23 points, four boards, and three assists, while Jaylen Brown chipped in with 20 points. Tatum was the lone Celtic in double figures at the break, tallying 10 points.

The first game begins at noon from Boston on TNT.

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Their only previous victory in the opening game of a post-season series came in the second round against Philadelphia in 2001. For Miami, point guard Goran Dragic played Saturday through a sore right knee that has dogged him for a couple weeks.

The Celtics could have potentially coasted through this series if Irving and Hayward were healthy, but that's not the case, so they'll have to keep The Greek Freak contained to give themselves a good chance of advancing, and that's when the more experience head coaching skills of Stevens comes into play. The Boston Celtics are shooting 42.3 percent from beyond the arc and 88.9 percent from the free throw line. On the other hand, Giannis Antetokounmpo had a monster game with a double-double of 35 points and 13 rebounds along with seven assists and three thefts; Middleton followed him with 31 points, eight boards, six dishes, and a couple of steals, while Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points off the bench.

Despite a dejecting end to regulation, the Celtics showed tremendous resolve in the overtime period, and it resulted in them earning the overtime win. "So for me to be able to feel the ball again is a big deal for me". Tip from TD Garden is set for 8 p.m. ET.

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