The Milwaukee Bucks saw their three-game winning streak snapped by the Boston Celtics on Monday night. Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, and rookie Jason Tatum combined for 69 points as the Celtics beat the Bucks 111-100 in Boston.
Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 40 points, nine rebounds, and four assists in the loss. Milwaukee had four starters in double-figures in scoring, but their bench was outscored by Boston’s 24-12.
Irving led the way for the Celtics, he finished the night with 32 points on 13-of-24 from the floor. Horford nearly had a triple-double, totaling 20 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists for Boston.
The Celtics have now won five of their last six games and improve to an NBA-best 21-4 on the season. Milwaukee drops to 12-10 overall with the loss.
The Bucks return to action Wednesday night when the Detroit Pistons make their final regular season appearance at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.