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Celts Top Bucks, Hit 63 Wins

As the Celtics steam towards the playoffs and the Big 3 play fewer important minutes, the bench for the Celtics (63-16) keeps showing why they should be relied upon once the regular season ceases.

The Celts shot 50% from the floor and held the Milwaukee Bucks (26-52) to 38% shooting in a dominating 102-86 victory. The Big 3 combined for just 37 points as Tony Allen, Sam Cassell, James Posey and Rajon Rondo all scored in double figures with Rondo chipping in 10 assists to his team high 16 points.

The Celts jumped out to a 10 point lead after one quarter and owned the second quarter in taking a 57-39 lead into halftime. They cruised from there as none of the Big 3 eclipsed the 30 minute mark.

Rebounds and turnovers were a wash but the Celtics dominated in the assist category as they dished out 33 dimes to the Bucks’ 21. Michael Redd led the Bucks with 18 points.

The Celtics just have three games remaining the regular season, first they head to Atlanta for a match-up with the Hawks tomorrow night, then make one more visit to Madison Square Garden Monday night before ending the regular season at home against the Nets on Wednesday.


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