The Boston Celtics overcame the challenges of youth and injury to nearly make it to the NBA Finals. Just don't expect them to accept condolences.
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Marcus Smart will be a restricted free agent this summer, and money might mean the end of his time in Boston. He told ESPN he is worth more than the $12-14 million a year price tag that he reportedly has been seeking.
LeBron James sought out Jayson Tatum after the NBA Finals-clinching win for the Cavaliers. James then heaped praise on the Boston rookie in his Q&A with the media. "I just love everything about the kid," he said.
Love him or hate him, LeBron James' performance against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals deserves to be recognized and revered.
LeBron James scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists on Sunday night to earn an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
King James would not be denied his eighth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals after leading the Cavs to a gritty Game 7 comeback win over the young Celtics.
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