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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics guard Marcus Smart said his thumb will be reevaluated Tuesday in New York and he's hoping to be cleared for contact at that point. Smart said he could be available for a potential Game 6 against the Bucks, if cleared.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he won't make any changes to his starting 5 for Game 4. Stevens said his team simply needs to match the intensity that Milwaukee displayed in Game 3. Stevens: “If intensity levels are at different levels you're not winning."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

George Hill remains questionable for Game 4 because of back spasms. The good news is the MRI he underwent on Saturday revealed no structural damage. Tyronn Lue said he will start Jose Calderon at point guard if Hill cannot play, rather than just shift point guard duties onto LeBron James. "I don't want LeBron to have to do everything," Lue said at Sunday's shootaround. "Have to handle the ball and make the plays. It will be a stretch where LeBron will be playing the point, we know that for sure, but not to start the game."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyronn Lue said he thinks Game 4 will be the time to work Tristan Thompson into his rotation. "I can trust him," Lue said of Thompson. "I think Tristan can also get us extra possessions offensive rebounding. He brings toughness and that's been a problem last couple games. I think he brings toughness, rebounding, defense." Thompson has just two garbage-time minutes in the series so far. Last year, he averaged 8.2 points on 58.7 percent shooting, 8.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists, starting 18 games for Cleveland during its run to the Finals.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavaliers were outscored in the third quarter by 11 points in their Game 3 loss to the Indiana Pacers. LeBron James said it's been a recurring problem for Cleveland. "I mean we've had horrible third quarters all season,' James said at shootaround Sunday morning. "If I could put my finger on it, we'd change it. So you just hope going into the next time, coming out of the break that you play better."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

John Henson (back soreness) will not play today in Game 4.

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

LeBron says the Cavaliers have been bad in the 3rd quarter all year and that needs to change tonight. He adds his legacy is more than basketball.

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Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

LeBron says they have to score more, but pleased with their defense.

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Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Coach Lue speaks before practice.

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Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Lebron practicing before a very important Game 4.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook was seen getting some treatment in his upper body in the second half and was asked if he's dealing with any kind of injury: "A lot of s--- going on with my body, but that's everybody right now."

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Westbrook on Ricky Rubio getting hot from midrange: "He made shots. [He got] too comfortable. But I'm gonna shut that s--- off next game though. Guarantee that."

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George has come out very assertive in the fourth. And he needs to be. With Westbrook struggling, it's going to be up to George to carry OKC's scoring.