Rising superstar Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics will meet MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks Friday as the NBA returns to action from the Bubble in Orlando.
It’s been more than four months since both Eastern Conference contenders hit the court for meaningful basketball.
The Bucks lead the East at 53-12, with the Celtics currently holding the No. 3 seed at 43-21. The Bucks are installed as 4½-point favorites.
Key contributors Eric Bledsoe and Pat Connaughton, who each tested positive for the coronavirus, remain out for Milwaukee.
Who: Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks
When: Friday, July 31, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: Disney Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando, Florida
Betting odds: Bucks -4.5, O/U 220.5
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