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2018 Bucks playoffs tip off Sunday in Boston

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Bucks play the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. It’s a best-of-seven series (first team to win four games wins the series).

Milwaukee will host its first two home playoff games at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday, April 20 (8:30 p.m.) and Sunday, April 22 (12 p.m.). A very limited number of tickets are still available for the first two home playoff games.

This the second consecutive season that the Bucks have made the postseason, marking the first time since the 2002-03 and 2003-04 campaigns that the Bucks have appeared in the playoffs in back-to-back seasons. This is Milwaukee’s 30th playoff appearance in franchise history, and the fourth postseason berth in the last six seasons. The Bucks and Celtics have met five times in the playoffs (most recently in 1987). Milwaukee and Boston tied their 2017-18 season series, 2-2.

Here’s the schedule (tip-off times Central):

Game 1 (Boston): Sunday 12:00 p.m. on TNT

Game 2 (Boston): Tuesday 7:00 p.m. on TNT

Game 3 (Milwaukee): Friday 8:30 p.m. on ESPN

Game 4 (Milwaukee): Sunday, April 22, 12:00 p.m. on ABC

If necessary:

Game 5 (Boston): Tuesday 4/24 on TBD

Game 6 (Milwaukee): Thursday 4/26 on TBD

Game 7 (Boston): Saturday 4/28 on TBD

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