The pendulum swung wildly in the Boston Celtics’ first two games of the Eastern Conference Semifinals with the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Celtics’ offense exploded in Game 1, recording a franchise playoff streak with 10 2-pointers as Milwaukee battled their way to a 101-89 victory at TD Garden. Boston flipped the script in Game 2, however, limiting the Bucks to just three 3-pointers (3 of 18) in a 109-86 rout to tie the second-round playoff at 1-1.
Now the series moves to Milwaukee, where Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo will look to get back on track after the Cs limited him to 38.5 shots (20 of 52) in the first two games.
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Boston is expected to have Marcus Smart back for Game 3 on Saturday after the starting point guard missed Game 2 with a right quad contusion. Jaylen Brown suffered a minor hamstring injury but is not on the team’s injury report for Game 3 and did not look more uncomfortable while dropping a game-high 30 points. game 2.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Celtics’ Game 3 against the Bucks on Saturday, with full coverage from NBC Sports Boston, including “Celtics Pregame Live” and “Celtics Postgame Live.”
What time do the Celtics play against the Bucks?
Tipoff between the Celtics and Bucks is scheduled for Saturday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m. ET at TD Garden.
What TV channel is Celtics vs. Bucks on?
Celtics-Bucks will air on ABC.
Celtics Pregame Live begins on NBC Sports Boston at 2:30 p.m. ET. Watch the broadcast live here and in the MyTeams app.
Stick with NBC Sports Boston after the game for Celtics Postgame Live. You can watch here and in the MyTeams app.
How to stream Celtics vs Bucks live online
Celtics pre-game live stream: NBC SportsBoston
Celtics vs. Bucks: Watch ESPN
Celtics post-game live stream: NBC SportsBoston
Mobile app: MyTeams