The Boston Celtics hit back on Saturday, leading wire-to-wire in a 117-106 victory over the Miami Heat that cut the gap in the NBA Eastern Conference finals to two games to one.
The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while the Golden State and Toronto registered road victories over Orlando and the Los Angeles Clippers to take commanding leads in their first round playoff series on Sunday.
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Marcus Smart and Marcus Morris added 16 each as the visiting Boston Celtics continued to emerge from a recent downturn by extending their winning streak to three with a 120-107 victory Saturday over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Gordon Hayward scored 19 of his 30 points in the first half Tuesday night as the Boston Celtics stunned the Golden State Warriors with 73 points in the first 24 minutes en route to a 128-95 shellacking in Oakland, Calif.
James Harden scored 42 points before fouling out and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to five games with a 115-104 victory over the host Boston Celtics on Sunday.
Gordon Hayward scores 26 points off the bench to lead the visiting Boston Celtics past the Philadelphia 76ers 112-109.
Klay Thompson broke the eighth tie of the final 9:07 with two free throws.
LeBron James books his eighth straight NBA finals appearance, delivering another epic game-seven performance on the road.
Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Cleveland Cavaliers thrashes the Boston Celtics 116-86, powering their way back into the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Brown scores 23 points and the Boston Celtics overcomes a 42-point performance.
LeBron James says he’s not worried after the Cleveland Cavaliers were routed 108-83 Sunday by the Boston Celtics.
LeBron James banks in an off balance floater at the buzzer.
Terry Rozier and Al Horford scored 26 points each as the Boston Celtics routed the Milwaukee Bucks 112-96 in game seven.
The Golden State Warriors recorded their seventh straight victory.
The Cleveland Cavaliers stretched their NBA winning streak to 11 games Saturday as LeBron James poured it on in the fourth quarter.
The Boston Celtics’ 16-game winning streak came to an end with an upset defeat against the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
Kyrie Irving lays on a 47-point masterclass to give the Celtics a 16th straight victory as the Cavaliers thrash the Pistons.
Kyrie Irving explodes for 35 points to steer the Boston Celtics to a ninth consecutive victory as Golden State extends their winning streak.
Danny Ainge says Irving’s youth, experience and skill make him worth the “heavy price”.