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Tatum, Brown combined for 70 to help Celtics demolish NBA-leading Bucks

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Boston Celtics' Jayson Tatum shoots against Milwaukee Bucks' Grayson Allen during the first half of a massive Celtics win on the road. 

MILWAUKEE — Jayson Tatum scored 40 points, Jaylen Brown added 30 and the Boston Celtics steamrolled the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks 140-99 on Thursday night.

The Celtics (53-24) shot 22 of 43 from 3-point range and moved within two games of the Bucks (55-22) in the Eastern Conference standings. The Celtics won the season series with the Bucks 2-1, which would give Boston the tiebreaker if both teams finish with the same record.



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