NBA Playoffs Pre-Gamin’: Bucks at Celtics (6:00 CT) and Warriors at Grizzlies (8:30 CT)

The Bucks and Celtics are battling to control their series tonight in Boston, while the Ja Morant-less Grizzlies are facing elimination in Memphis.

Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics

Eastern Conference Semi-Finals: Game 5

With the series even at two games apiece, a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals has come down to a best of three that will be decided by the end of this weekend. Will Boston take care of business at home tonight and push the defending champs to the brink of elimination, or will Giannis and the Bucks leave the Garden with a lead as the series shifts to Milwaukee?

Broadcast Info & Game/Series Details

Tip: 6:00 PM (CT)
TV: TNT
Location: TD Garden, Boston
Series: TIED 2-2
Odds: BOS -5.5, O/U 213.5

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Bucks

1. Jrue Holliday
2. Wesley Matthews
3. Grayson Allen
4. Giannis Antetokounmpo
5. Brook Lopez

Boston Celtics

1. Marcus Smart
2. Jaylen Brown
3. Jayson Tatum
4. Al Horford
5. Robert Williams III

Injury Report –MIL: George Hill DTD (abdominal), Khris Middleton OUT (knee), BOS: Robert Williams III DTD (knee), Sam Hauser OUT (shoulder)

Golden State Warriors at Memphis Grizzlies

Western Conference Semi-Finals: Game 5

The Ja Morant-less Grizzlies are on the brink of elimination tonight as the Warriors look to punch their ticket to the Western Conference Finals with a victory in Memphis this evening.

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Broadcast Info & Game/Series Details

Tip: 8:30 PM (CT)
TV: TNT
Location: FedEx Forum, Memphis
Series: GSW leads 3-1
Odds: GSW -4, O/U 218.5

Starting Lineups

Golden State Warriors

1. Stephen Curry
2. Jordan Poole
3. Klay Thompson
4. Andrew Wiggins
5. Draymond Green

Memphis Grizzlies

1. Tyus Jones
2. Desmond Bane
3. Dillon Brooks
4. Xavier Tillman
5. Jaren Jackson

Injury Report – GSW: Andre Iguodala OUT (neck), James Wiseman OUT (knee), Gary Payton II OUT (elbow) MEM: Santi Aldama DTD (knee), Killian Tillie OUT (knee), Ja Morant OUT (knee)

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