Bucks vs. Celtics score: Live NBA playoff updates as Boston, defending champs battle for ECF berth in Game 7

It all comes down to Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Milwaukee Bucks. The second-round series has been just as riveting as expected, with both teams trading wins in six straight games. Both teams have just one more shot to advance into the Eastern Conference finals as the series finale will take place Sunday at TD Garden. The winner advances to face the top-seeded Miami Heat. The Celtics hold a 46-43 edge over the Bucks at halftime. Jayson Tatum leads Boston with 17 points, while Giannis Antetokounmpo provides Milwaukee with 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists in two quarters of action.

In a battle between two of the league’s top superstars, Tatum (46 points, nine rebounds, four assists) and Antetokounmpo (44 points, 20 rebounds, six assists) put up their best very efforts in Game 6, but it was the Celtics that prevailed 108-95 to even the series and avoid elimination. Marcus Smart bounced back after a rough Game 5 with a flawless showing that included 21 points and zero turnovers. Boston will have home-court advantage, but the defending champions have been nearly perfect in closeout games (8-1) under Mike Budenholzer. Robert Williams is also returning after missing three games with a sore knee.

Follow below for all the real-time Game 7 updates between the Bucks and Celtics from TD Garden.

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