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O.J. Mayo scores 22, Bucks beat Celtics

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In a tremendous all-around performance, Brandon Knight finished with 20 points and recorded 9 rebounds and 8 assists to help the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Boston Celtics, 92-85. Milwaukee (3-13) has won just 1 of their last 10 games.

Knight finished 7-14 from the field (3-3 on 3-point attempts) in a quality offensive outing. Other top contributors for Milwaukee included John Henson with 13 points and 13 rebounds, and Giannis Antetokounmpo with 10 points and 7 rebounds. On 10-18 shooting, including 1-5 from behind the arc, Jared Sullinger put up 21 points for Boston in the loss. He also recorded 14 rebounds. Jordan Crawford chipped in 18 points and 5 assists and Jeff Green finished with 18 points and 6 assists.

In addition to 21.1% from 3-point range, the Celtics tallied an eFG% of just 44.0%. They are 1-3 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Bucks, conversely, are 1-1 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

This drops Boston (7-12) to 0-2 against Milwaukee on the year.

The Bucks square off against the Celtics again in their next game.


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