Celtics-Bucks could be fight to finish

Tempers flare as teams try to set tone for possible playoff meeting

Updated: April 11, 2010, 10:29 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

MILWAUKEE -- As if trying to make the fight fair after the season-ending injury to Milwaukee's Andrew Bogut earlier this month, the Boston Celtics sat Kevin Garnett for Saturday's potential playoff preview against the Milwaukee Bucks, even as both teams jockey for position in the Eastern Conference.

Even without its chief trash-talking antagonizer, Boston still played with the type of swagger and bravado it had oozed in 2007-08, emerging with a 105-90 triumph in which the upperclassmen of ...

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