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Celtics vs. Bucks: The kind of series fans live for

 Celtics and Bucks fans are only watching the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, but pro basketball doesn't get any more exciting than this.

It's Jayson Tatum (46 points last night) against The Greek Freak (44 points) - as Boston evened the series at 3-3. Perhaps the greatest player on the planet (Giannis) versus one (Tatum) that may some day take over that label. And we are seeing two savvy coaches preaching tough defense, and neither team giving an inch. 

The matchup brings me back to the Bill Russell-led Celtics against Wilt Chamberlain and the 76'ers or Warriors. Sam Jones matching up against Hal Greer - and sometimes against Wilt (see photo below). K C Jones against Wali Jones. The outcome was never assured for either team. 



We see the same with the Celts and Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo has no weaknesses, and he never takes the easy way out. He very well could be the most-omnipotent physical force the NBA has ever seen. And Jayson Tatum? When he is on his game, he can not be stopped.

So we are down to a deciding Game 7 at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday. Almost nothing is assured for either team. But one thing is assured. Both teams will play their hearts out with an intensity and toughness that is rare in today's NBA. 

Tune in. Sunday's game should be a great one. Do any photographers still use wooden stools?

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