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updated 12:00 PM UTC, Jul 18, 2018

Bucks Lose First Playoff Game In OT 113-107

  • Written by Wheeler
  • Published in Sports

(Boston, MA)  --  Khris Middleton gave Milwaukee a chance by hitting a 3-pointer at the buzzer, but the Bucks fell in overtime 113-107 Sunday in the first round of the N-B-A playoffs. 

The Celtics led 99-96 with a half-second remaining when Middleton connected from 35 feet out.  Boston owned the overtime 14-8.  Giannis Atetokounmpo fouled out after scoring 35 points, grabbing 13 rebounds and passing out seven assists.  Middleton had 31.  The Bucks were hurt by 20 turnovers.  They had taken a 10-point lead in the second period at the end of a 26-4 run.  The teams played the second game of the best-of-seven series Tuesday.

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