Four Leaf Clover: Boston Celtics continue to dominate the Bucks

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 17: Terry Rozier
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 17: Terry Rozier /
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BOSTON, MA – APRIL 17: Terry Rozier /

After Game 1 kept fans on their seats, Game 2 allowed many to leave their seats early. The Boston Celtics won 120-106 very comfortably.

No Kyrie Irving, no Gordon Hayward, no Marcus Smart. No problem. The Boston Celtics are on a roll.

I’ll admit it, Game 1 got me a little worried. The Bucks looked pretty good, Giannis Antetokounmpo was the best player on the court, and the Celtics got stagnant on offense at times. After Sunday, this series felt like a 7-gamer.

But now, after Game 2, Boston looks nothing like a team without their two best players. They look nothing like a team many picked to lose in the first round. I don’t mean to get ahead of myself, but they look about as good as anyone in the East has so far in the playoffs.

What are the reasons for this success? Why have the Celtics taken a 2-0 advantage in the first round? Here are four reasons: