Bucks hold moment of silence for John Havlicek before game against Celtics


Boston Celtics legend John Havlicek passed away last Thursday at the age of 79. The Celtics legend is the franchise's all-time leading scorer and won eight titles during his time with the team. His family released a statement saying that Havlick had been dealing with Parkinson's disease.

Tributes have been pouring in for Havlicek over the course of the weekend, and on Sunday, the Milwaukee Bucks offered a tribute of their own. Ahead of the first game of their series with the Celtics, the Bucks held a moment of silence to honor Havlicek, as captured by the Celtics Twitter.

This was a very nice, sportsman-like gesture by the Bucks, especially ahead of a series in which many are expecting there to be bad blood.

The Celtics are also honoring Havlicek during the game. They are wearing a patch with Havlicek's number, 17, on the left shoulder of their jerseys.

On Saturday night, the Boston Bruins also had a tribute for Havlicek ahead of their double-OT loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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