Cleveland went up by double digits early. Boston made some runs in the second quarter cutting the lead to six by halftime. The Celtics started off the second half rolling and led by as much as three early in the third. After falling behind they came back again early in the fourth to take a late lead. The final minutes of the fourth quarter were rough until Avery Bradley hit what may be the shot of the season sealing the deal with a three at the buzzer.
There were also key injuries for both teams, Isaiah Thomas twisted his ankle but came back and Kevin Love suffered a thigh bruise and was done for the night.
For Boston, Thomas scored 22 points, Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and Tyler Zeller scored 16 points.
For Cleveland, LeBron James had 30 points and seven rebounds, Kyrie Irving had 19 points and six assists and J.R. Smith scored 20 points.
Boston's next game is against Rajon Rondo and the Kings Sunday.
@ericblaisdell13 Eric Blaisdell 2/05/2016 10:13:00 PM Tweet Edit