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Rival Executive Sums Up Celtics In Way C's Fans Will Absolutely Love

3 days ago   |   By NESN

How on Earth have the Boston Celtics found themselves holding a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals?
With their convincing win over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden on Tuesday, the Celtics now are knocking on the door of the NBA Finals. And after the game, a “rival front office guy” told CelticsBlog's Keith Smith precisely how the undermanned C's have made it so far without Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward.
And, well, let's just say Green Teamers will love his explanation:
Asked a rival front office guy how Boston is in this position: "They are a team full of...
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NBA: Cavs' LeBron James cannot stop Celtics from taking 2-0 series lead

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Not even a triple-double from Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James could stop the Boston Celtics from taking control in the playoff series.
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Stephen Jackson grades LeBron and Cavs' performance in Game 2 loss to the Boston Celtics

Stephen Jackson grades LeBron and Cavs' performance in Game 2 loss to the Boston Celtics

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Joining Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe in studio on First Things First, 15-year NBA veteran and champion Stephen Jackson grades LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers' performance in their game-two loss to the Boston Celtics. Do you agree with Jackson?
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Nick Wright's stern message to Cleveland: 'You have no future without LeBron - no matter what, he's gone!'

Nick Wright's stern message to Cleveland: 'You have no future without LeBron - no matter what, he's gone!'

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Reflecting on how the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals have unfolded with the Boston Celtics demolishing the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 2-0 lead, Nick Wright reveals to Colin Cowherd why there is absolutely no more question about it: Win or lose, LeBron James will 100 % leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in the offseason. Do you agree with Nick Wright?
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NBA Playoffs 2018: Wednesday Vegas Odds, Schedule and Predictions

3 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-91 in Game 2 of the NBA 's Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday despite a 42-point, 12-assist, 10-rebound effort from Cavs superstar LeBron James...
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Nick Wright reacts to LeBron's Cavs falling to the Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Nick Wright reacts to LeBron's Cavs falling to the Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his discussion with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe surrounding the 2018 NBA Eastern Conference Finals, Nick Wright breaks down what went wrong for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in their game-two, 107-94 loss to the Boston Celtics. Will the Cavs bounce back in Game 3?
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Up 2-0, the Celtics are the better team, but don't count LeBron James, Cavs out just yet

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

SportsPulse: LeBron James finished Game 2 with a 40-plus-point triple-double but it wasn't enough as the Celtics remained undefeated in Boston in the playoffs. BOSTON - It requires a resilient team to take LeBron James' best shot - 21 points in the first quarter and a 40-point triple-double by game's end - and come out victorious. It doesn't happen often. James had 42 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics still won, defeating Cleveland 107-94 on Tuesday and taking a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals. The Celtics have just right mix to withstand a scoring...
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Colin Cowherd on LeBron's legacy if the Celtics eliminate the Cavaliers

Colin Cowherd on LeBron's legacy if the Celtics eliminate the Cavaliers

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Colin Cowherd talks 2018 NBA Playoffs. Hear his thoughts on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers after the Boston Celtics won Game 2.
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Kyrie Irving's absence isn't hurting the Celtics but it's crushing LeBron James, Cavs

3 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Irving was traded to the Celtics this summer and immediately made an impact before a knee injury in March cut his season short.
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No, Gordon Hayward Won't Be Returning For NBA Finals

3 days ago   |   By NESN

As evidenced by their 2-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics don't necessarily need Gordon Hayward or Kyrie Irving right now.
But with a trip to the NBA Finals potentially on the horizon, might the Celtics consider bringing back their injured stars?
Hayward, of course, has been out since breaking his ankle in the first game of the season. And while the C's have maintained he won't play again until next season, they've yet to officially rule him out. Irving, meanwhile, was officially ruled out after undergoing a knee procedure before the...
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Chris Broussard reveals the key to Boston dominating the series 2-0 against Cleveland

Chris Broussard reveals the key to Boston dominating the series 2-0 against Cleveland

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Chris Broussard joins Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor on Undisputed to discuss the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals between Boston and Cleveland. Broussard reveals how Boston's fight is the key to dominating this series. Will the Cavs turn the series around back in Cleveland?
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Jeff Van Gundy has great line about Cavs' uneasy on-court interactions

4 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Jeff Van Gundy was on the call for ESPN's coverage of Tuesday night's showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden.Van Gundy, known for dropping a fantastic one-liner on occasion during games, delivered a brilliant one while making note of how the on-court interaction between Cavs players belie something may not be right on an interpersonal level. Here's how the veteran announcer and former NBA head coach chronicled the scene during the fourth quarter as the Celtics took control of a game that ended with a 107-94...
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'They're gooning the game up': Cavs' Tyronn Lue wants his players to act like the Celtics

4 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

With LeBron James and Company down 2-0 in the conference finals, their coach wants his players to be tougher than the Celtics. That won't be easy.
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Boston Celtics halfway to NBA finals despite LeBron James's 42-point burst

4 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Celtics lead 2-0 in best-of-seven-games Eastern Conference finals Boston's Jaylen Brown scored 23 points as Terry Rozier added 15 The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first and never looked back in rolling to a Game 1 rout. LeBron James took a literal shot to the jaw in Game 2 but kept right on scoring. So did the Celtics. Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Boston withstood a 42-point night by James to beat Cleveland 107-94 on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Terry Rozier added 18 points, while Al Horford finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Related: Durant's...
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JR Smith on Flagrant Foul on Al Horford: 'I Blatantly Pushed Him'

4 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith agreed Wednesday with the flagrant-1 foul he was assessed for pushing Boston Celtics big man Al Horford late in Cleveland's 107-94 loss to Boston in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday...
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Stephen Jackson unveils how the Celtics dominated LeBron's Cavs in Game 2 of the Eastern Conf. Finals

Stephen Jackson unveils how the Celtics dominated LeBron's Cavs in Game 2 of the Eastern Conf. Finals

4 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Joining Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe in studio on First Things First, Stephen Jackson unveils how the Boston Celtics dominated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
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Shannon Sharpe reacts to LeBron's Cavs Game 2 loss to the Celtics

Shannon Sharpe reacts to LeBron's Cavs Game 2 loss to the Celtics

4 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his reaction to the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 loss to the Boston Celtics in the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, Shannon Sharpe reveals to Skip Bayless and Joy Taylor who's to blame for the Cavs Game 2 loss despite LeBron James notching 42 points.
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