Bucks playoffs highlights (Eastern Conference semifinals)

NEW Media Staff

Updated: May 15, 10 p.m.

Boston 109

Milwaukee 81

Milwaukee fell apart after the first quarter and were eliminated after a game seven matchup against Boston in an Eastern Conference semifinal series on May 15 in Boston.

Giannis Antetokounmpo tallied 25 points, 20 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, while Jrue Holiday had 21 points and eight assists. Brook Lopez added 15 points and 10 boards.

Bobby Portis led the Milwaukee bench with 10 points and six rebounds.

Milwaukee shot just 37% overall and 12% from 3-point land.

Boston 108

Milwaukee 95

Milwaukee couldn't recover from a tough second quarter in a loss to Boston in game six of the team’s Eastern Conference semifinal series on May 13 in Milwaukee.

Giannis Antetokounmpo erupted for 44 points, 20 rebounds, two blocks and six assists to lead the Bucks. The other four starters combined for 30 points.

Jrue Holiday tallied 17 points for Milwaukee, while Pat Connaughton scored 14 off the bench.

Milwaukee made 41% of its shots and just 24% of its 3-pointers.

Milwaukee 110

Boston 107

Milwaukee made several clutch plays down the stretch to rally past Boston in game five of the team's Eastern Conference semifinal series on May 11 in Boston. The Bucks have a chance to win the series when they host the Celtics in game six at 6:30 p.m. on May 13 in Milwaukee.

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted 40 points, 11 rebounds and three assists for Milwaukee, but it was a pair of defensive plays by Jrue Holiday that helped seal the win. Holiday had 24 points, eight boards, eight assists, two blocks and a steal.

Bobby Portis contributed 14 points and 15 rebounds off the bench, with Pat Connaughton adding 13 points. Wes Matthews chipped in nine points, while Grayson Allen had eight.

Milwaukee made 13 3-pointers and about 44% of its shots. Boston had 10 triples and shot 51%. The Bucks outscored the Celtics by four at the free-throw line.

Boston 116

Milwaukee 108

Milwaukee fell apart in the fourth quarter and lost game four of its Eastern Conference semifinal series with Boston on May 9 in Milwaukee. Game five of the series is set for 6 p.m. on May 11 in Boston.

Milwaukee led 80-73 after three quarters but was outscored 43-28 in the final 12 minutes of play. The Bucks shot just 41% from the floor and hit five less 3-pointers than the Celtics.

Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the game with 34 points, 18 rebounds and five assists to lead Milwaukee. Brook Lopez added 17 points and seven boards, while Jrue Holiday had 16 points, nine assists, seven rebounds and three steals.

Wes Matthews hit three 3-pointers and tallied 12 points for the Bucks. Pat Connaughton scored 11 of the team's 22 bench points.

Milwaukee 103

Boston 101

Milwaukee regained control of its Eastern Conference semifinal series with Boston after a tight win May 7 in Milwaukee.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 42 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, dished out eight assists, blocked two shots and recorded two steals to power the Bucks. Jrue Holiday added 25 points, seven rebounds and three steals, while Brook Lopez had 13 points and 10 boards.

Pat Connaughton and Bobby Portis scored all of Milwaukee's bench points, tallying 11 and nine, respectively. Connaughton also had eight rebounds, with Portis grabbing seven.

Milwaukee held Boston to 37% shooting in the contest and overcame a 14-point deficit at the free-throw line.

Boston 109

Milwaukee 86

Milwaukee couldn't slow Boston in game two of the team's Eastern Conference semifinal series on May 1 in Boston.

Boston hit 20 3-pointers and jumped out to a 65-40 lead at halftime. Milwaukee made just three 3-pointers.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 28 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Jrue Holiday added 19 points and seven assists.

Bobby Portis tallied 13 points and eight boards for the Bucks, while Pat Connaughton had 13 points.

Milwaukee 101

Boston 89

Milwaukee handled Boston in game one of the team's Eastern Conference semifinal series on May 1 in Boston.

It the was the Bucks' defense that set the tone, holding the Celtics to 33% shooting in the contest. Boston attempted 50 3-pointers among its 84 total shots.

Giannis Antetokounmpo only made nine of his 25 shot attempts, but finished with 24 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks to lead Milwaukee. Jrue Holiday tallied 25 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals, while Bobby Portis had 15 points and 11 boards.

Grayson Allen chipped in 11 points off the bench, while also being credited with three steals. Brook Lopez pulled down 10 rebounds for Milwaukee, while Pat Connaughton finished with five boards.