Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

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Boston youth leads Celtics to 2-0 advantage

With the help of Terry Rozier (12), Jaylen Brown, and Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics lead the Milwaukee Bucks 2-0 in the first round.

With the help of Terry Rozier (12), Jaylen Brown, and Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics lead the Milwaukee Bucks 2-0 in the first round.

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With the help of Terry Rozier (12), Jaylen Brown, and Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics lead the Milwaukee Bucks 2-0 in the first round.

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With the help of Terry Rozier (12), Jaylen Brown, and Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics lead the Milwaukee Bucks 2-0 in the first round.

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

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After a rough game one for the Miami Heat, Dwayne Wade showed why he is a Hall of Fame player and a Heat legend. At 36 years of age, Wade came off of the bench in All-Star form, going 11 of 16 from field goal range and grabbing seven rebounds.

The 76ers missed Joel Embiid in this one, but still kept the game close in the fourth quarter.

Rookie Ben Simmons would score 24 points and nine rebounds in their first loss since March 13. The final score in game two was 112 to 103 in favor of the Heat.

In game one, the Celtics showed the basketball world that they are still a threat in the East without their stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward.

Al Horford had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Boston. In his first career playoff start, Terry Rozier added 23 points and four rebounds to his stat sheet.

Rozier also hit a three pointer in the final seconds to put the Celtics up by three with 0.5 on the clock. Khris Middleton would get one last shot to tie the game, but the Celtics defense was too much.

Rookie Jayson Tatum added 19 points and 10 rebounds to seal the win for the Celtics. Celtics would win in overtime 113 to 107.

In game two, the Bucks would fall behind early and never seemed to get their groove back. In the first quarter the Celtics scored 33 points while the bucks would try to keep up with 22 points.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points for the Bucks on 17 shot attempts and also grabbed eight rebounds.

Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown both ended up in double figures at the end of game two. Brown scored 30 points in game two, making him the first Celtic to score 30 in his first career playoff. Rozier had a great game, scoring 23 points and eight assists. The final score was lopsided 120 to 106. Boston now leads 2-0 in the best of seven series.

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