Marcus Smart continues to make progress after thumb surgery. "He's shooting the ball, doing everything in a workout that you can do," says Celtics coach Brad Stevens.
There was Eric Bledsoe, diving on a prone Jayson Tatum to tie up the ball as if he were Hulk Hogan leaping off the turnbuckle, then striding to mid-court and imploring an already delirious BMO Harris Bradley Center crowd to break the sound barrier. There was Thon Maker, the forgotten man, the rim protector
Length and athleticism make the Milwaukee Bucks a dangerous team with the ball. When they defend the way they did on Friday night against the Boston Celtics , they're nearly unstoppable. Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Bucks used a dominating first half to