The Milwaukee Bucks wanted to play a game in the aging arena where the team got its start to celebrate the franchise's half-century in existence.
Al Horford and the Boston Celtics spoiled the party.
Horford had 27 points and nine rebounds, held league scoring leader Giannis Antetokounmpo in check for long stretches and made consecutive three-point shots late in the third quarter Thursday night, helping the Celtics to a 96-89 victory at Milwaukee.
“He was great on both ends of the floor,” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. “He guarded Giannis a large part of the night and I thought did a great job on him and then he obviously hit the big threes.”
Kyrie Irving added 24...