Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon, Andrew Han and Jackie MacMullan discuss the Cavs with their backs against the wall after Game 5 (2:10) and the likelihood Rockets-Warriors goes the full series (23:10).
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Buster & Keith Law discuss the top Draft prospects, young players making a big impression, the idea of PED penalty peer pressure and more (1:30). Plus, Stephania Bell on Dustin Pedroia, Clayton Kershaw and more (24:34), and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (33:52).
With their 96-83 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, the Boston Celtics just got that much closer to becoming the first Eastern...
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Celtics Jaylen Brown talks with Michele Steele about the defensive effort it took for the Celtics to beat the Cavaliers in game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead
Adam Amin & Jon Barry share their final thoughts on the Celtics dominating win over the Cavaliers in game 5
Jayson Tatum stole the show, and Boston's defense stymied LeBron in the second half. Now the Celtics head back to Cleveland with a chance to end King James' Eastern Conference reign.
Rookie Jayson Tatum had 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
The Cavs lose 96-83 to fall down 3-2 in the series. Cleveland will need to win two in a row and snap Boston's perfect 10-0 record at home in these playoffs in a Game 7 in order to advance to the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year.