Middleton, Bucks beat Celtics 121-119 for 8th straight win
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Khris Middleton had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks topped the Boston Celtics 121-119 for their eighth consecutive victory.
Milwaukee led by as many as 25, but only secured the win when Boston's Daniel Theis missed a wide-open corner 3-point attempt in the final seconds.
After trailing 90-65 midway through the third quarter, the Celtics cut the margin to two on Jaylen Brown's 3-pointer with 1:32 left.
Theis then drew an offensive foul on Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Celtics had multiple opportunities to tie the game or go in front the rest of the way.
That’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 wins in a row.— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 25, 2021