Celtics Eye Eastern Finals After Toppling Cavs; NBA Playoff Drama Intensifies

May 15, 2024
Celtics Eye Eastern Finals After Toppling Cavs; NBA Playoff Drama Intensifies
  • The Boston Celtics are close to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 3-1 series lead after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-102.

  • Dynamic performances by Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum have been pivotal in building the Celtics' momentum.

  • The Dallas Mavericks' bench, Jamal Murray's injury status, Pascal Siakam's performance, Chet Holmgren's outside shooting, and strategies against Nikola Jokić are notable factors in the NBA playoffs race.

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder evened their series against the Mavericks at 2-2, thanks to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander's standout 34-point game.

  • While Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Chet Holmgren demonstrate strong on-court synergy, Thunder's coach remains wary of complacency.

  • The Larry O'Brien Trophy has been showcased at high-profile events like the Kentucky Derby and UFC 300 Media Day, attracting celebrity attention.

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