Although it doesn't have the history of the Celtics-Lakers rivalry, the Bucks and Celtics are brewing one of the East's top rivalries with games that are always fun to watch. Take, for instance, Thursday night's game.
You deserve a day to celebrate and bathe in this rare joy of the Bucks' big Game 5 win last night. But more realistically, you'll spend in bathing in watching the internet dunk on Paul Pierce like he's back on the Brooklyn Nets.
From the opening tip-off, the Bucks had Boston's number, and it was clear from the beginning that only one team was flying back to New England this week. Here's Milwaukee's big Game 5 victory by the numbers.
For the Bucks, revenge is a dish best served in five games as Giannis and company finished off Boston, 116-91, and now await the winner of Raptors-76ers. In the meantime, let's look back at some of our favorite moments from the end of Bucks-Celtics.
The Bucks are heading home for a chance to win the series and earn a place in the Eastern Conference Finals. But before then, let's reminiscence about last night's victory with a few of the best images from Game 4.
At Game 1 on Sunday afternoon, the Bucks got punched in the mouth by the Boston Celtics. Monday night, Milwaukee returned the favor - and we've got ourselves a series. Here are 11 images telling the story of the Bucks' Game 2 smackdown.
If the Bucks get boat-raced again at home on Tuesday night, then feel free to freak out to your heart's desire. For now, though, grab your green, have some faith and get loud for Game 2.
While the box score was pretty ugly, the scene at Fiserv Forum Sunday afternoon wasn't as Bucks fans filed into Deer District to cheer on their squad. Here are 13 sweet images of a not-particularly-sweet opening game.
I picked the Bucks to win the series in seven and I'm still leaning toward picking the Bucks winning the series in seven, but this was not a great performance by our Milwaukee Bucks. That was definitely not what we expected to see here at Fiserv Forum.
After making headlines with his high flying alley-oop in the NBA All-Star game, Giannis and the Bucks returned home to kick off the rest of the regular season. And what better way to return than with a matchup of two of the hottest teams in the East?
Ray Allen got his start in Milwaukee, first reached stardom here and will be remembered as one of the best players in team history. This is an ode to the nearly seven-year tenure with the Bucks of No. 34, who officially retired Tuesday, by way of my 15 favorite things about him.
It's clear that Ray Allen isn't playing for the money. He wants to win a title and has decided he has a better chance of that with the Heat, who won the title this year, than with the Celtics, who are aging a bit and probably out of the title conservation.
A terrific evening of televised sports left the author with a sore thumb and a confused family.
In the old days, when the Bucks were a regular playoff participant, it seemed like either the 76ers or Celtics were always standing in the way of a championship. It looks like history may be repeating itself.
The NBA Finals is a grown-man business, and the Celtics better keep their eyes on the ultimate prize.