Antetokounmpo scores 37 as Bucks deal Celtics second straight loss, spoil Irving debut in Boston
Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo tries to find a way past Boston's Jaylen Brown. AP

GIANNIS Antetokounmpo had a double-double of 37 points and 13 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Celtics, 108-100, spoiling Kyrie Irving’s Boston debut on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).

Malcolm Brogdon scored 19 as Milwaukee handed Boston its second straight loss after the Celtics bowed to the Cavaliers on opening night in Cleveland.

Khris Middleton had 15 points on 6 of 17 shooting for the Bucks.

The Celtics, now without offseason acquisition Gordon Hayward after suffering an injury on opening night, got 18 points from Jaylen Brown.

Irving, who was traded by the Cavaliers to the Celtics before the season, scored 17 on 7 of 25 shooting.

Terry Rozier came off the bench to deliver 15 points.

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