Larry Sanders sat on the bench during a late timeout, his mouth gushing blood.
The cut came from one of the multiple times the Bucks forward was hit in the face during Friday's contest. Instead of losing his cool, Sanders hit them back, but not literally. He let his play do the talking.
With the Bucks up three with 18 seconds left in overtime, Sanders blocked Paul Pierce's attempt at a tying 3-pointer, then sprinted the length of the court to receive a pass from Brandon Jennings and cement the victory over Bostonwith a dunk.
And cementing Friday's victory came a lot more difficult to the Bucks than they would have liked. Milwaukee managed to cough up a seven-point lead with 33 seconds left in regulation, missing three free throws in the stretch.
Still, with the ball and up three with nine seconds left, Jennings threw the ball away, leading to a fast-break 3-pointer by Celtics guard Jason Terry. He missed, but Paul Pierce didn't on the reload, tying the game at 88-all with 2.5 se...