In the east, the eastern conference finals have started. The Boston Celtics the 2nd seed will play the 4th seed Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics were home for the first two games of the series. They gave their home crowd what they wanted to see.
In game one, the Boston Celtics blew out the Cavs big time. The Celtics had a 21 point lead in the first quarter. The lead was to big for the Cavs to recover from. LeBron finished with 15 points and 7 turnovers. This was his worst playoff appearance ever. He had only made 5 field goals the whole game. Where as Jaylen Brown, the Celtics wing went off for 23 points. The end score was 83-108.
In game two, LeBron came out the gates on fire. He put up 21 points in the first quarter. He was dedicated to making sure they wouldn’t lose another game. LeBron left late in the second quarter after having a neck strain. At halftime the Cavs were up on the Celtics 55-50. In the second half though the Celtics came out with more energy. They started clicking on all cylinders. The Celtics out scored the Cavs 22 to 36 in the third quarter. Despite LeBron having a 40 point triple double it wasn’t enough for the Cavs to win and tie the series.
6 Celtics players scored in double digits, with Jaylen Brown leading the way with 23 points. Terry Rozier was right behind putting up 18 points. The backcourt of the Celtics out scored the Cavs back-court 41-3.
The Cavs play the Celtics on Saturday, May 19th at the Q.