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- Embarrassed Celts vow better effort in Game 4
- Cavs say tough 'D' against Horford key in win
- Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'
- Hall of Famer Russell released from hospital
Celtics players were disappointed with their effort in Game 3 against the Cavaliers but were adamant on Sunday that they expect a much better effort Monday night in Game 4.
J.D. Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Jaylen Brown: "I use [Game 3] as fuel. I thought it was embarrassing. Thought we came out, the way I played, the way I performed, how not aggressive I was in the first half, I look at that as fuel to come out in Game  and be excited about it and be ready to play and ready to fight."
The Cavs credited their tough defense against Al Horford and the Celtics as one of the keys in their Game 3 win Saturday.
After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," Rozier said.
LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-86 victory in Game 3 over the Boston Celtics on...
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
The Cavs head into the 4th Q with all five starters in double-digits and leading 87-63. LeBron James 27 pts, 9 ast, 4 reb, 2 stl, 2 blk; Kevin Love 13 pts, 14 reb, 4 ast; George Hill 13 pts, 2 ast; JR Smith 11 pts, 5 reb; Tristan Thompson 10 pts, 7 reb. Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum both lead Boston with 13 pts apiece. The Celtics are shooting just 37.5 pct as a team.
Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi hit consecutive home runs in the fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Saturday night.
In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs went 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.