Spencer Hawes

Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94

Isaiah Thomas was able to watch from the bench while the Celtics finished off the Milwaukee Bucks in the regular-season finale.

The Boston star got a little bit of rest — and the No. 1 seed he wanted, too.

"It's very special. For me it is," Thomas said after scoring 13 points with eight assists in a 112-94 victory over the resting Bucks on Wednesday night. "I've never been a No. 1 seed. I'm excited now. But once you get the playoffs, the seedings go out the window."

Gerald Green scored 18 points, 10 of them in a 25-2 fourth-quarter run that put the game away. A few minutes earlier, Cleveland lost its finale against Toronto to guarantee Boston...

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