Giannis scores 42 as Bucks bounce back, win Game 3 over Celtics

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Back in Milwaukee and back in the win column, the Bucks took down the Celtics on Saturday, 103-101.

The win gives Milwaukee a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The teams split the first two games of the series in Boston.

Giannis continued his strong playoff form, scoring 42 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. He also registered 8 assists. Jrue Holiday also had a big day with 25 points.

Jaylen Brown was the Celtics’ best player on Saturday, scoring 27 points and adding 12 rebounds. Marcus Smart made his return to the court after missing Game 2 with a quad injury, scoring 8 points.

The teams return to Fiserv Forum on Monday for Game 4. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.