All night long it had a playoff feel. Cleveland and Boston, the top two teams in the east going at it. In the end, the Celtics had enough to beat the Cavs 104-99.

It's the first win for the C's in three games vs Cleveland this season. They meet one more time in the regular season on April 5th.

Isaiah Thomas scored 31 for the Celts, including big free throws down the stretch.

But many C's helped win this one. Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley made defensive stops at the end. Jae Croweder scored 17 points and hauled down 10 rebounds. Al Horford had nine points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

Cleveland big two, LeBron and Kyrie Irving did their thing. James had 28 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Irving scored 28 points.

At 39-22, the Celtics climb within three games of Cleveland for the best record in the Eastern Conference.