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The Cleveland Cavaliers head back to the TD Garden in Boston with the series tied a two games a piece. The defeated the Boston Celtics 111-102 on Monday night.
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LeBron James was who he has been all postseason with a game high 44 points (17-28) and was a matchup up nightmare for a good Boston team. James has single handedly will his team back into this series.
He did not receive a ton of help from other's once again but just enough to get the win. Kyle Korver had 14 points off the bench. Tristan Thompson and George Hill each chipped in with 13 a piece.
They won the rebounding category 47-37 with Love and Thompson being the main catalyst behind that. They will need a little of something from everyone if they are going to get a win Boston because they will have to a some point to win this series.
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The young Celtics team led by Jaylen Brown's 25 points were outplayed from the beginning and never were able to make up for it. They have loss 6 road playoff games thus far in this postseason with only one road win.
They did get a much better showing compared to what showed in Game 3. All five starters were in double figures with Brown leading the way. Rookie Jayson Tatum had 17 points on 5-13, Terry Rozier had a double-double with 16 points and 11 assist. Al Horford had 15 points and 7 rebounds.
The Celtics will now go back to Boston for the start of a best-of-three. They will lean on the crowd to help them gain back the momentum.
Game 5: Wednesday 5/23 5:30 PT
What To Watch For: Will the Celtics gain back the momentum in Boston?