Boston has placed itself for the second round of the playoffs in the NBA. The Celtics beat Saturday night in a seventh and decisive duel Milwaukee with a 112-96. In the Western Conference won the Golden State his first duel in the semi-finals.
The defending champion Golden State is a good start to his semi-final against New Orleans. The Warriors brought in their Oracle Arena in California Oakland with 123-101 of the Pelicans. For the home team, still without injured all-star Stephen Curry found Klay Thompson (27 pts) and Kevin Durant (26 pts, 13 rbs) smooth the way to the basket. Draymond Green signed for a triple double (16 pts, 15 rbs, 11 ass). Tuesday night to play both teams against each other in Oakland.
Terry Rozier (26 pts, 9 ass) and Al Horford (26 pts, 8 rbs) loodsten the Celtics for his home crowd in the TD Garden to the qualification. The NBA recordkampioen, that without a playmaker Kyrie Irving (knee surgery) to the play-offs will play in the semi-finals of the Eastern Conference against Philadelphia. The 76ers were in the first round, a size too big for Miami (4-1).