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NBA playoffs: Bucks beat Bulls again to stave off elimination

NBA playoffs: Bucks beat Bulls again to stave off elimination

Michael Carter-Williams had 22 points and eight assists, Khris Middleton scored 21 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avoided elimination again with a 94-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series. With a 3-2 lead, the Bulls will try to close it out again Thursday at Milwaukee. No team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA postseason series. The Bucks regrouped after a nine-point lead dwindled to three, and they hung on again after a seven-point lead shrunk to four with just over a minute remaining. Carter-Williams hit 10 of 15 shots and outplayed Derrick Rose. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 points and reserve O.J. Mayo had...

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