Bucks' guard Kris Middleton responded with a ridiculous 3-pointer of his own on the ensuing inbounds play to send the game into overtime, but Rozier carried his stellar play into the extra frame to help the Celtics escape with a 113-107 triumph and a 1-0 series lead. But Horford was steady again after being fouled, connecting on two more from the line with 15.2 seconds left. Malcolm Brogdon scored all 16 of his points after halftime for Milwaukee.
"I'm down 0-1 in the first found". "That's what this series is going to be".
Out of a timeout, Brogdon got free on the wing and drained a three with 10.3 to play to tie it at 96.
Terry Rozier dribbled the clock down before crossing over Eric Bledsoe, stepping back and swishing an apparent game-winner with a half-second showing the clock.
Trailing 99-96 with.5 seconds left, Middleton caught the ball near half-court and launched a shot, knocking it down as time expired.
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Nigeria's group opponents, Argentina , Croatia and Iceland were ranked 5th, 18th and 22nd respectively. Switzerland now sit in sixth place, one ahead of France, after both sides climbed up two spots.
Rozier went and visited Kyrie Irving at his home Friday, and on top of taking all of his shoes, Rozier also received a message on how to succeed when the spotlight is on him. And only one other Bucks' player scored in double-digits. But he said he must do a better job on the defensive end against Horford going forward.
What mattered most was the Celtics always made sure that it was within reach, and they could play the way the wanted too.
"He knows what he's doing down there", Antetokounmpo said. With a splint on his shooting hand, the 24-year-old took part in shooting drills on Sunday ahead of Game 1, and sounded optimistic that he'll be back on the hardwood competing sooner rather than later.
Middleton receives the in-bounds pass with 0.5 seconds left on the clock, as he gets off a quick release deep three and of course, guess what? Boston stayed hot enough in over time, scoring 14 to Milwaukee's eight.
The C's shot a measly 20 percent from the field in the second, while the Bucks took full advantage of their struggles.
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After battling for the lead after a tiresome amount of ties, Morris had a nice finish on an isolation play and then Brown followed up by knocking down a wide-open three, to put the Celtics up by five with 4:31 to play in the third. He made two free throws to put the Celtics in front 110-106 with 18.8 remaining.
Rozier added three free throws to provide the final margin.
James had a triple double in a losing cause with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists.
The "kids" on the squad came through on the big stage as Rozier scored eight of his 23 points in overtime, Jaylen Brown scored 20 points while playing nearly 46 minutes, and rookie Jayson Tatum scored 19 points to go with 10 rebounds in 44 minutes.
What made the play more confusing - and irritating, from a Bucks point of view - was that referee Jason Phillips initially called the foul on Antetokounmpo while another official called a jump ball from his angle.
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Defender Andreas Christensen is recalled to the Chelsea starting lineup for Saturday's Premier League fixture at Southampton . The previous warning failed to be heeded, however, as Southampton doubled their lead with 60 minutes on the clock.
The Celtics out-rebounded the Bucks 45-42.