Celtics vs. Bucks score: Jayson Tatum, Al Horford fuel comeback as Boston evens up series in Game 4
The Boston Celtics rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half, and pulled away in the final few minutes for a 116-108 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal. The series is now all tied at 2-2 and will shift back to Boston for a pivotal Game 5 on Wednesday night.
For the second straight game, the Celtics fell apart for a few minutes in the third quarter, and had to dig themselves out of a hole. But unlike Game 3, when their comeback was ultimately for naught, they finished the job. They outscored the Bucks 43-28 in the fourth quarter, and took the lead for good on an Al Horford 3-pointer with 5:40 remaining.
That was fitting as Horford played one of the best games of his career. He finished with 30 points on 11 of 14 from the field, eight rebounds and three assists to go with some stellar defense. Jayson Tatum, meanwhile, bounced back from a brutal Game 3 to put up 30 points, 13 rebounds and five assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way in defeat for the Bucks, finishing with 34 points, 18 rebounds and five assists. Brook Lopez chipped in 17 points, while Jrue Holiday added 16 points, seven rebounds and nine assists.