While the Milwaukee Bucks have adopted a “Let It Fly” attitude on offense for their 7-0 start, the Boston Celtics have used that same mindset to take a 55-53 lead at the half.
The Celtics have made 12 of 28 3-pointers in the first half. The Bucks have made just 3 of 14.
Boston’s perimeter defense has hounded the Bucks outside the arc,
Trailing, 23-16, after a quarter, the Bucks opened the quarter with a 13-2 run to take a 29-25 lead. But the Celtics kept bombing away from long range.
Gordon Hayward leads three Celtics in double figures with 13 points. Giannis Antetokoumnpo leads all scorers with 14 points. Rookie Donte DiVincenzo has provided a spark off the bench for Milwaukee with seven points and four rebounds. DiVincenzo is a team-best plus-8 on the night.
The Bucks are trying to remain the NBA’s only unbeaten team.