The NBA regular season continued as the #Milwaukee Bucks played against the #Boston Celtics. According to NBA.com, the Bucks won over the Celtics with a score of 108-100. Wednesday’s match was the first victory for the Bucks. As for the Celtics, it was their second loss since the regular season started. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Malcolm Brogdon led the Bucks to the victory. Celtic’s Jaylen Brown played an amazing all-around game, but it was not enough for his team to get the victory. The Celtics took the lead in the first quarter but ended up blowing a two-point lead as the Bucks bounced back in the succeeding quarters, ending the game with an eight-point lead.

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Jaylen Brown scored 25 points

Coach of the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, continued the preseason trend of starting Jaylen Brown over Marcus Smart at shooting the guard. After Gordon Hayward's ankle injury in the season opener game, the Celtics had no choice but to lean on Brown as a scoring threat. The silver lining to Hayward's injury is the opportunity for Brown to more quickly develop through increased play time. The 20-year old youngster efficiently filled up the stat sheet on Wednesday’s loss with 18 points, five rebounds, and three assists. Brown went 6-of-11 from the field, 2-of-3 from the three-point line, and 4-of-5 from the #Free Throw Line.

Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped 37 points in regular season opener

Giannis Antetokounmpo was dominant in Wednesday night’s match despite totaling more turnovers than assists.

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The 22-year old forward figures to be a major factor in the race for MVP, both in fantasy and reality. Antetokounmpo finished the game with 37 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, and three steals across 37 minutes floor time. He hit 13-of-22 from the field and 11-of-13 from the free throw line. Antetokounmpo now entered his fifth season in the NBA league. Since his debut in the NBA league he averaged, 14.9 points, 1.3 blocked efforts, 1.1 steals, 3.6 assists, and 6.9 rebounds per game.

Kyrie Irving scored 17 points in home opener

Kyrie Irving's poor shooting seemed the result of a stagnant offense. The 25-year old veteran went 7-of-25 from the field, 2-of-7 from the three-point line, and 1-of-2 from the free throw line. The six-year NBA player contributed a total of 17 points, three assists, three steals, and four rebounds across 39 minutes floor time. With Gordon Hayward [VIDEO] being sidelined, Irving is expected to be instrumental in shouldering his absence.