Boston Begins Postseason Sunday [VIDEO]
With a playoff spot already locked up the Boston Celtics gave players like Isaiah Thomas, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder the night off and still came out with a 105-100 win over Milwaukee in the regular season finale.The Celtics can now look forward to the start of the playoffs against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. That best-of-seven game series begins Sunday at 3pm and can be heard live on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.
In wednesday's finale Gigi Datome got his first career NBA start and led Boston with a career high 22 points while playing a career high 27 minutes. Kelly Olynyk and Jonas Jerebko each added 16 points as part of a balanced offensive attack.
Boston will go into the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the league. Since February 2 the only teams with more wins than the Celtics are the Spurs and Warriors. Below, Coach Brad Stevens talks about the road ahead and the schedule for the Celtics Cavs series.
(2) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (7) Boston Celtics
Game 1 - Sun. April 19, Boston at Cleveland, 3:00 PM
Game 2 - Tue. April 21, Boston at Cleveland, 7:00 PM
Game 3 - Thu. April 23, Cleveland at Boston, 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Sun. April 26, Cleveland at Boston, 1:00 PM
Game 5 * - Tue. April 28, Boston at Cleveland, TBD
Game 6 * - Thu. April 30, Cleveland at Boston, TBD
Game 7 * - Sat. May 2, Boston at Cleveland , TBD