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Alex Reimer
May 29, 2018 - 8:13 am
It’s tempting to view all of LeBron James’ theatrics with a tint of cynicism. Every action, whether it’s panting with his hands on his knees in Game 5 or acting like he tore his ACL in the fourth quarter of Game 6, is seemingly meant to set up some greater narrative. Throughout his entire career,...
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Rob Bradford
May 28, 2018 - 11:00 am
The potential trickiest decision of the Celtics' offseason is off to an interesting start. Marcus Smart, fresh off a 1-for-10 shooting performance from the field in his team's Game 7 Eastern Conference finals loss, offered the first hint at what he might be looking for when it comes to a new...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
May 27, 2018 - 11:12 pm
It just wasn't their time. The Celtics had a chance to reach the Finals. A real, honest-to-goodness chance that'll cost them sleep. But the end came how we feared it would -- with LeBron James proving too strong, too determined, too overwhelming. The star of the Cavaliers -- the totality of the...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
May 27, 2018 - 7:16 pm
Las Vegas is all in on a monster game from LeBron James. According to ESPN's Doug Kezirian , the over/under on James in Sunday's Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 vs. the Celtics is 38 points. That's not only the highest Vegas point total of James' career, Kezirian reports. It's the highest ever...
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Rob Bradford
May 26, 2018 - 6:08 pm
The Cavaliers will be without their second-leading scorer heading into Sunday's Eastern Conference finals Game 7 at TD Garden. Cleveland announced forward Kevin Love was ruled out of the winner-take-all tilt and has been placed in the concussion protocol. Love exited Game 6 after colliding with the...
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Alex Reimer
May 26, 2018 - 8:00 am
It looked like LeBron James tore his ACL. With 8:28 remaining in the fourth quarter Friday, Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. fell on James’ right leg while attempting to contest a shot by Jayson Tatum. James limped to the ground, clutching his knee and withering in pain. He didn’t miss a single...
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LeBron James
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John Tomase
May 26, 2018 - 12:15 am
The Celtics looked giddy. Up five at the end of the first quarter, they had finally shed the yolk of insurmountable first quarter deficits on the road. At the very least, they'd take the Cavaliers to the buzzer. Maybe they'd even effectively lead wire to wire and book passage to the NBA Finals. One...
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Ryan Hannable
May 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The Celtics are one win away from going to the NBA Finals, as they lead the Cavs 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. If they were to win, they would face whoever comes out of the Western Conference -- the Warriors or Rockets. Many would assume the Celtics would prefer to avoid the Warriors, but not...
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Jaylen Brown
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Alex Reimer
May 24, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Through five games, the average margin of victory in the Eastern Conference Finals has been 18 points. Yet ratings are soaring. The Celtics-Cavaliers matchup is ESPN’s highest-rated conference finals in six years, the network announced Thursday. Even Game 5, a 13-point Celtics win that was never in...
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Alex Reimer
May 24, 2018 - 11:01 am
Joel Embiid wasn’t impressed with the Garden crowd when the Sixers played the Celtics last round. But J.J. Redick’s mother was. In an interview on Bill Simmons’ podcast , Redick says his mom told him she thought the T.D. Garden was the loudest building she’s ever been inside –– including Cameron...
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