Boston remains unbeaten in home matches during the playoffs 2017-2018.
Already at the start of the match “Cleveland” efforts of LeBron James earned a 10-point advantage that did not bother the team, brad Stevens. The Celtics didn’t panic and began small steps to reduce the backlog.
Key in the match was the third quarter, during which Boston has implemented 56% of shots from the game and turned the 7-point gap 7-point lead.
At the start of the decisive 12-minute “Celtics” team effort increased the advantage to 11 points and not allowed to Cleveland to threaten a comeback.
LeBron James played an unbelievable match, issuing a triple-double and converting 16 of 29 shots from the game, but almost zero support from his team-mates did not allow the leader of the Cavaliers to pull out a much needed game on the road.
With the score 2:0 in advantage “Boston” series in the next two matches moved to Ohio. The third match will be played on Sunday, March 20.
Boston – Cleveland 107:94 (23:27, 25:28, 36:22, 23:17)
Boston: brown (23 + 7 rebounds), Rosir (18), Horford (15 + 10 rebounds).
Cleveland: James (42 + 10 rebounds 12 assists), Love (22 + 15 rebounds), Korver (11).
The account in a series – 2:0