Written by News Room on May 16, 2022
Defending champions, the Milwaukee Bucks, were eliminated from the National Basketball Association, NBA, play-offs after a heavy defeat by the Boston Celtics in their Eastern Conference semi-final decider.
The Boston Celtics won game seven by 109 to 81 at home and will now face the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Boston Celtics, which have won a joint-record seventeen NBA titles along with the Los Angeles Lakers, move on to their fourth conference finals appearance in the past six years, seeking their first title since 2008.
In Sunday’s other game-seven fixture, the Dallas Mavericks booked their place in the Western Conference finals with a 123-90 victory over hosts; the Phoenix Suns.