LeBron James has made a habit of dominating playoff games at home, and Game 6 was no exception with the Cavaliers facing elimination.
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Celtics coach Brad Stevens said rookie Jayson Tatum will be monitored after his collision with Kevin Love but noted that, "Every indication is he's fine.” Tatum said the Celtics training staff asked if he was experiencing any dizziness or headaches before allowing him to stay in Friday's game. Tatum said he didn't expect to undergo any further testing but noted, "I've got a knot in the back of my head. I should be alright."
With a trip to the NBA Finals on the line, the Celtics say they are expecting a tough battle against the Cavaliers on Saturday in Boston.
LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cavaliers shook off losing Kevin Love with a head injury and beat the Celtics 109-99 on Friday night to force Game 7.
Mookie Betts hit his major-league leading 17th home run, J.D. Martinez slugged his 16th homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Friday night hours after a surprising roster shakeup.
LeBron James finished with 46 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists to cancel Boston's trophy plans and extend the Cavaliers' season.