Kyrie Irving scored 20 points as the Boston Celtics shrugged off the injury absence of Marcus Smart to defeat the Indiana Pacers 84-74 in their opening playoff game on Sunday.
coach Brad Stevens
The TD Garden in Boston has been home for Isaiah Thomas for over two years prior to eventually getting into the Denver Nuggets.
Jaylen Brown stepped in to fill some big shoes, finishing with 24 points and 10 rebounds as the Boston Celtics crushed the Charlotte Hornets 126-94 despite missing all-star Kyrie Irving.
Golden State star Stephen Curry scored 26 points on another milestone night on Monday, leading the NBA champion Warriors in a 132-100 rout of the Indiana Pacers.
LeBron James scored 44 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 111-102 on Monday, equalizing their NBA Eastern Conference final at two wins each.
LeBron James is on the verge of reaching the NBA Finals for an eighth consecutive season, but his Cleveland Cavaliers face a familiar and formidable obstacle in the Boston Celtics.
The Boston Celtics fashioned the biggest comeback of the NBA season as they rallied from 26 points down to stun the Houston Rockets 99-98 on Thursday.