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What NBA Playoff games are on today, Monday 9 May 2022?

As the semi-finals begin to take shape, we have another two key games lined up as Bucks, Celtics, Warriors and Grizzlies get ready for battle.

Update:
CJX09. BOSTON (EE.UU.), 03/05/2018.- El jugador de los Celtics Jayson Tatum se cuelga del aro de encestar hoy, jueves 3 de mayo de 2018, durante un partido de eliminatorias de la NBA, entre los Boston Celtics y los Philadelphia 76ers, en el TD Garden de B
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The action doesn’t stop in the NBA playoffs and the two semi-final Game 4s could be crucial as the Bucks again welcome the Celtics to Milwaukee, and the Grizzlies look to bite back in San Francisco.

NBA playoffs for Monday 9 May

Boston Celtics @ Milwaukee Bucks (Bucks lead 2-1) - 7:30 pm ET

Giannis Antetokounmpo will look to lead Milwaukee to a 3-1 series advantage when the Bucks host the Boston Celtics on Monday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The two-time MVP led Milwaukee to a 103-101 win in Game 3 on Saturday, pouring in 42 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. It was the sixth time he has scored at least 40 points in a playoff game.

“I just try to do whatever is in front of me. Play to my strengths as much as possible, and I know what my strengths are,” Antetokounmpo said. “As long as I play within my strengths, I’m going to be in a good place and I just try to take it a possession at a time.”

Jrue Holiday contributed 25 points and seven rebounds, and Brook Lopez went for 13 points and 10 rebounds. Although Khris Middleton is still out with an MCL sprain, George Hill has returned to the Bucks’ rotation after dealing with an abdomen injury. Hill was quiet in his postseason debut in Game 3, as he was held scoreless in 11 minutes off the bench.

In other NBA news:

Memphis Grizzlies @ Golden State Warriors (Warriors lead 2-1) - 10 pm ET

The Memphis Grizzlies hope to have Ja Morant available, and the Golden State Warriors are confident they will have Jordan Poole in uniform when the second-and third-seeded teams in the Western Conference playoffs collide in Game 4 of their semifinal series Monday night at San Francisco.

After Golden State had taken command of their eventual 142-112 home win in Game 3 on Saturday night, Morant limped off the court favoring his right knee with 6:19 remaining following a collision of sorts with Poole.

All participants were at a loss for words in explaining exactly what caused the injury but when the dust settled, the Grizzlies were calling for a Poole suspension, while the third-year guard called any allegations of dirty play crazy.

“It was a basketball play when we doubled him,” Poole said afterward. “I hit the ball and I was going for the ball. I mean, obviously you don’t want to see anybody get hurt. I’m not even that type of player. I respect everybody. Hopefully he gets better.”

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