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Three X-factors for Game 7 after Bucks held off Celtics in Milwaukee

The home team is 6-0 in the Milwaukee Bucks-Boston Celtics first-round Eastern Conference series, and the NBA has its first Game 7 of the playoffs. The Bucks defeated the Celtics 97-86 on Thursday in Game 6. Game 7 is Saturday in Boston (8 p.m. ET, TNT). Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 31 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and two steals. Khris Middleton added 16 points and Jabari Parker had nine points and 11 rebounds. Macolm Brogdon scored 16 points. The Bucks held the Celtics to 37% shooting from the field and 27.8% on three-pointers. Jayson Tatum led Boston with 22 points. Here are three X-factors that could determine Game 7. There have been just 26 Game 7 road winners in 128 games in NBA playoff history, but it can be done – ...