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

06:52  24 may  2018
06:52  24 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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The Celtics beat Cavs 96 - 83 in Game 5 , the Eastern finals 3 - 2 BOSTON (AP) LeBron James is tired. The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger.

The young Boston Celtics seem to be getting stronger. Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points — his ninth 20-point game of the postseason — and Boston beat Cleveland 96 - 83 on Wednesday night to take a 3 - 2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals .

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BOSTON - Rookie Jayson Tatum had 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 post-season 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 Boston on Sunday if necessary. The home team has won every game so far in the series, and none has been closer than nine points.

LeBron James had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Kevin Love scored 14 for the Cavaliers, who are trying to reach the finals for the fourth consecutive season. James has played to the end in seven straight seasons.

Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1 .
Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry scored 29 points and the Golden State Warriors capitalized on a Cavaliers blunder that sent the game into overtime, withstanding a brilliant 51-point performance by LeBron James to beat Cleveland 124-114 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

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