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LeBron James is reading 'The Alchemist': What does it mean for the Cavaliers' chances to get back to The Finals?

4 monthes ago   |   By Cleveland

'The Alchemist' seems like the right piece of literature for James to be reading now, given the Cavs predicament - facing elimination by the Celtics following a 96-83 loss in Game 5 in Boston.
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Brad Stevens Pulls Back Curtain On Kyrie Irving's Mental State During Playoff Run

Brad Stevens Pulls Back Curtain On Kyrie Irving's Mental State During Playoff Run

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Kyrie Irving has had to sit and watch while his new current team - the Boston Celtics - battle his former team -the Cleveland Cavaliers - in the Eastern Conference finals. Irving has missed the entire postseason after undergoing an operation on his knee in early April and he has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. The 26-year-old star came to the Celtics via an offseason trade with Cleveland last August and undoubtedly had looked forward to what seemed like an inevitable matchup with his former mates in the NBA playoffs. Boston enters Wednesday night's crucial Game 5 against...
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Celtics drub Cavs to move one win from NBA Finals

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, where the Celtics rolled to take a 3-2 lead on the Cavaliers and set up a potential closeout game in Cleveland.
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Celtics win again at home to put Cavaliers on brink in NBA playoffs

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Boston hold 3-2 lead in Eastern Conference finals after win LeBron James scores 26 points but Cleveland lose 96-83 Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals. The Celtics remained perfect in Boston this postseason with their 10th straight victory at home and moved within one win of their first trip to the NBA Finals since 2010 Game 6 is in Cleveland on Friday night, with the decisive seventh game back in...
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Why Brad Stevens Knew Jayson Tatum Would Come Up Big In Game 5 Vs. Cavs

4 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - Jayson Tatum had yet to put his mark on the Eastern Conference finals, but Brad Stevens knew it would come when the Boston Celtics needed it most - Wednesday in Game 5.
The Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers entered TD Garden with the series knotted at two games apiece, but the 20-year-old rookie was aggressive from the opening tip, tallying 24 points on 7 of 15 shooting in the C's 96-83 win .
Tatum hadn't scored more than 18 points in any of the first four games of the series, but he did everything he wanted against the Cavs in Game 5. He started by getting his midrange game working...
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Celtics React To Heated Altercation With Larry Nance Jr., Cavs In Game 5

Celtics React To Heated Altercation With Larry Nance Jr., Cavs In Game 5

4 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - There hadn't been any real fireworks in the Eastern Conference finals through the first four games of the series, but that all changed Wednesday night at TD Garden.
Early in the second quarter of the Boston Celtics' Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, the two teams engaged in a bit of a skirmish after Larry Nance Jr. took exception with Marcus Morris taunting him after the Celtics forward broke up an alley-oop attempt.
Tempers flare in Boston pic.twitter.com/2RC37TRczg
- SportsCenter May 24, 2018
So, what exactly did Morris say to Nance while he hovered over the Cavs forward?...
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Cavs face elimination after Celtics take 3-2 series lead in Game 5

Cavs face elimination after Celtics take 3-2 series lead in Game 5

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

LeBron James scored 26 total points, but he was held to just 2 in the 4th quarter.
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Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

4 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

BOSTON LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger.
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Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

Celtics Wrap: Boston Continues TD Garden Magic, Beats Cavs 96-83 In Game 5

4 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - Same script, different home playoff game.
After losing Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland, the Boston Celtics returned home to TD Garden on Wednesday for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Cavaliers. And their postseason parquet-floor magic continued in front of a raucous home crowd, as the Celtics notched a 96-83 win to push the Cavs to the brink of elimination.
The Celtics led almost wire-to-wire, buoyed by a dominant performance from rookie Jayson Tatum, who was aggressive from the opening tip. The Duke product looked for his shot early and often en route to a 24-point...
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After Lightning takes a 3-2 series lead, the power simply goes out

4 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Tampa Bay closes Eastern Conference finals on a scoreless streak that brings on summer early.
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LeBron James 'Had His Moments' of Feeling Tired in Game 5 vs. Celtics

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

LeBron James is one loss away from failing to make his eighth straight NBA Finals after Wednesday's 96-83 defeat to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, and he admitted he felt tired at times during the contest...
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Ty Lue: LeBron James ‘looked a little tired' in Game 5

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Carrying the Cleveland Cavaliers and playing so many minutes may be catching up to LeBron James this postseason.James' Cavs lost to the Boston Celtics 96-83 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday to fall behind 3-2 in the series. LeBron played 39 minutes and scored 26 points with 10 rebounds in the game. Compare that to the 42 minutes and 44 points he scored in Game 4, which the Cavs won on Monday.After Game 5, Cavs head coach Ty Lue said James looked a little tired in the game.“Yeah, he looked a little tired to me,” Lue said in response to a question.James was pulled with...
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Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals
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Manchester City 5 Burnley 0: De Bruyne returns in comfortable win

Manchester City 5 Burnley 0: De Bruyne returns in comfortable win

Kevin De Bruyne returned from injury as Manchester City beat Burnley with Sergio Aguero among the goalscorers. Read more ...

Bayern ends winless streak, Dortmund continues to impress

Bayern ends winless streak, Dortmund continues to impress

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