Before the playoffs began, the Celtics were 22-5 at home since January 1.
Thomas said at the team's practice facility Friday that the swelling must go down before there is a decision on how to rehab. There hasn't been a Game 7 overtime since in the Final. Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench.
Even if Thomas had averaged 30 points per game the whole series, the Celtics would have been in major trouble.
It is the seventh successive year James has led his team to the finals, with four straight appearances for the Miami Heat preceding his return to Cleveland in 2014. "Collectively, we can take away what an elite (team) looks like". I think we had something.
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers may need a Herculean effort to upset the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals but the game's most prolific playoff scorer said he has beaten similar teams before.
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If not, Morrogh said he would pursue another life sentence, saying he believes Malvo meets the criteria for a harsh sentence. Now 32, Malvo is serving multiple life sentences at Red Onion State Prison in Virginia, a supermax prison.
LeBron James' first playoff points came on a driving layup against the Washington Wizards in the opening quarter of the 2006 National Basketball Association playoffs. "This is one that I can really put in the memory bank and be proud of up until this point because I finally got to play the majority of the games in the regular season and be challenged every, single night".
"I told our guys, we made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be", said Boston head coach Brad Stevens. They played a load of close games, tried like hell to leave a mark on the league, and advanced as far in the playoffs as anybody could have reasonably hoped. LeBron was a kid in the '90s when Michael Jordan was at his peak, winning six championships, setting records, starring in a movie with Bugs Bunny. Also, Marcus Smart followed up his incredible Game 3 with just eight points on 1-9 shooting.
Lue said Boston head coach Brad Stevens' plays are what throws Cleveland off guard, which is what makes defending the Celtics more hard. "We should be a lot better in Game 5". "We don't go into any series saying we're only going to play four games, we can't approach a series like that, like, 'Yeah, we're going to play four.' You approach it with a mindset of, 'Of course we'd love to sweep them but you have to take that game by game'". "The way he's playing, he's deserving of all the credit he's getting", Irving said before listing some of the Celtics who shone in Thomas' absence. Clearly, it is an ongoing battle between these two teams and nothing is in the way to derail them from reaching the Finals for years to come. "We knew they'd be right there". Horford made everything easier for his new teammates and showed off a new comfort level during the postseason.
"I feel like you have to have some type of adversity in order to be successful", James said.
A young team with its core signed, salary cap space and the No. 1 overall pick in next month's draft, the Celtics have a chance to add a maximum contract player as a free agent and another potential star in the draft.