LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2
20 May, 2017, 11:11 | Author: Alberta Rodriguez
James made the first team for a record-tying 11th time, matching the mark set by Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone.
A loss on Friday would also leave the Celtics with the formidable proposition of having to win four out of five games to take the Eastern Conference Finals - a almost impossible duty against the Cavaliers that since LeBron James returned to Cleveland in 2014-15 season has a 33-4 postseason record against the Eastern Conference teams.
What we've learned after only one night of basketball between the Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers is that these teams are in different divisions, really because of one player.
Game 2 of the Cavs-Celtics game might be the LeBron James show, but J.R. Smith found a way to stand out in what is a historic beatdown of the Celtics in Boston.
Gerald Green ignites the crowd with back to back treys! We've got to do a better job of letting him see people in there and having more help defense. "They're not No. 1 in the East for no reason".
"These opportunities don't come around very much", Hayward said earlier this month.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dribbles during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, in Boston, on May 7. He's averaging 31, 9.4 and 9.2 against Boston this season.
If the Celtics have a great night shooting, particularly 3-pointers, they can compete with anybody. I don't know what's happening here.
For the better part of three quarters Wednesday night, the Boston Celtics had done little to deter LeBron James from getting to the spots he desired to get to. And 13 of the Cavs star's 14 field goals came inside the paint.
One of the Celtics' issues all night was not sending help when James got into one-on-one situations.
"It has to be a five-man effort; it's not one guy who can really do that", Crowder told reporters Thursday. "One game. They took care of business, and we just gotta take care of business in Game 2".
Asked if he's concerned that any of the projected top-10 point guards, such as Ball, Fox, North Carolina State's Dennis Smith and Frank Ntilikina of France fitting with Ben Simmons, Colangelo replied, "I think any of the guards on the board could complement Ben Simmons". Stevens said. "To me, going through the ups and downs of a year, we usually just talk about development in terms of minutes". While many players on the Cleveland Cavaliers are a capable shooter from a distance, Love happens to outshoot all of them in the National Basketball Association. "Obviously he got comfortable with what we were doing on the defensive end, and he had his way". "But we've been talking, and he's been ready, and tonight was a huge performance from him".
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All experience and customizations from the first game will be wiped as players both new and old can mesh together come September. In the middle of a raging storm, the guardians scan the cloudy horizon as they protect the last safe city on the planet.
It has also been reported that Trump had told the Russians classified information about military operations involving Isis. The "nutjob" remarks are not the first things Trump said during his Lavrov meeting that have gained widespread attention.
Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said he is determined to press forward with public hearings. Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley said Trump is "not going to be able to jive his way out" of the Mueller-led probe.
As City would go on to win their second Premier League crown in three years, Toure fired in 20 goals from the middle of the park. Zabaleta arrived at City from Espanyol in August 2008, a day before the Abu Dhabi takeover transformed the fortunes of the club.
The headline on the Times story claims: "Trump Told Russians That Firing "Nut Job" Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation". When asked about the Justice Department appointing Mueller as Special Counsel, the President deflected the question.
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Also returning are lyrical and music supervisors Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeu, acting as executive producers as well. Littlestar's Judy Craymer and Playtone's Gary Goetzman, who produced the original, will reteam for the sequel.
A second official, senior German lawmaker Burkhard Lischka, called Trump's disclosures "highly worrying". Trump described his talks with the Russians as "an openly scheduled" meeting at the White House.
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Manning, a transgender woman and US soldier, was convicted of espionage in 2013 and sentenced to 35 years in an all-male prison. On Friday, the group released what it said were new details of Central Intelligence Agency cyberespionage tools.
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