With Giannis scratched, Celtics beat Bucks 122-113 in OT
BOSTON (AP) — Dennis Schröder scored eight of his season-high 38 points in overtime and the Boston Celtics took advantage of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s absence to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 122-113.
Jayson Tatum scored 27 with 11 rebounds for Boston.
The Celtics have won four of five since opening the season 2-5.
Jrue Holiday had 17 points and 13 assists, and Bobby Portis scored 22 for the defending NBA champions.
Grayson Allen scored 21, hitting a pair of 3-pointers in the final 73 seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime.
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