Basket - Irving, Celtics overpower Antetokounmpo

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Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics in action during the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks (AFP Photo/Maddie Meyer)

Basket - Irving, Celtics overpower Antetokounmpo

Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics in action during the second half against the Milwaukee Bucks (AFP Photo/Maddie Meyer)

- Kyrie Irving led the way with 32 points as the Boston Celtics overcame a virtuoso performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo in a 111-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Antetokounmpo top-scored with 40 points but Boston edged clear thanks to Irving and Al Horford, who weighed in with 20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Celtics improved to 21-4. Rookie Jayson Tatum added 17 -- including 14 in a first quarter hot streak -- while Aron Baynes also reached double digits with 10. Irving made 13-of-24 from the floor, including had 19 points in the second half. Irving's haul included a decisive run of five points in a row as Boston led by seven with around 1min 30sec remaining.


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