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Celtics celebrated Game 3 win by Facetiming with Isaiah Thomas

While injured Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas couldn’t be in Cleveland on Sunday, he was with his team following its thrilling Game 3 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.“After Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left rattled home to lift Boston to a 111-108 triumph, Thomas texted all of his teammates with words of praise and support,” Chris Forsberg of ESPN wrote....
Via Sportsnaut
56 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue seems to think Marcus Smart’s big game was fluke

Marcus Smart put together a monster game for the Boston Celtics in their upset win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night.Smart led the Celtics with 27 points on 8-for-14 shooting. He was 7 of 10 on 3-pointers, which represents a huge improvement over his career 29.1 percent mark from deep.Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue seems to be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving: Cavs were served ‘slice of humble pie’

There’s been a common theme among some of the Cleveland Cavaliers following their Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.The Cavs were up by 21 points in the third quarter and allowed the Celtics to get back in the game and eventually win it by three points. Cleveland was up 2-0 in the series after cruising to victories in the first two games and appeared poised to go...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reporter responds on Twitter to LeBron calling him out at presser

The Cleveland Cavaliers were stunned by the Isaiah Thomas-less Boston  Celtics on Sunday night, losing their first game of the postseason  after blowing a 21-point lead in a 111-108 Game 3 loss in the Eastern  Conference Finals.LeBron James, who had his worst performance of  the postseason, if not his career, in the losing effort -- scoring only  11 points with seven turnovers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens refuses to criticize LeBron for 11-point game

LeBron James may have had a poor Game 3 in Cleveland on Sunday night, but Brad Stevens isn’t about to criticize the 4-time MVP for the dud.James scored 11 points, added 6 rebounds and 6 assists in 45 minutes for easily his worst game of the postseason, and also his lowest-scoring game of the season. Stevens, Boston’s head coach, was asked about LeBron after the game and refused...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Celtics' Avery Bradley gets shooter’s roll, daggers Cavs in Game 3

The Celtics showed a lot of heart fighting back from a 21-point deficit to steal Game 3 on the road at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday night.It was quite the turnaround for Boston, who had lost by 44 in the game that preceded it. Marcus Smart led the way with 27 points, and the Celtics — even playing without Isaiah Thomas — made some major adjustments in the second half, and bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA’s Twitter blasted for saying Amy Schumer sat with “a fan” (it was Dave Chappelle)

It appears that the NBA’s social media account has forgotten about Dave Chappelle. Chappelle was sitting with fellow comedian Amy Schumer at Game Three of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics series in Cleveland Wednesday, and the @NBA Twitter account sent this photo as a result: That led to plenty of criticism for not mentioning Chappelle: It should be noted that most others...
Via The Comeback
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith zings Bradley Beal over tweet about Cavs not wanting to face them

Bradley Beal’s tweet about the Cavs “not wanting to face” the Wizards doesn’t look all that smart right now. The Cavs have blown out the Celtics in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals– winning by 57 points combined — and LeBron James continued playing at a level higher than anyone else in the playoffs. But for some reason, Beal insinuated that the Cavs...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith hits ridiculous circus shot, sticks dagger in Celtics

J.R. Smith attempted the most J.R. Smith-esque shot ever in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night, but the surprising thing is that he actually drained it.It happened when Smith grabbed the knife and twisted it in the Celtics’ open wound. And by that, we mean, this crazy off-balance jumper he drained with no time remaining and gave the Cavs a 72-31 lead going...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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