The Cleveland Fav’s lost to the Boston Celtic last night….
The odds of this happening I heard was 45 to 1 in Vegas …
Lebron James just didn’t have it….
Boston pulled the rabbit of the hat in the last minute of the game to win by a 3 pointer….
Anybody think tomorrows game will play the same way?
The Boston Celtics’ best player was unable to take the floor, and the Cleveland Cavaliers just needed theirs to show up.
With point guard Isaiah Thomas out with a hip injury, the Celtics’ 2-0 hole in the Eastern Conference Finals seemed ever deeper heading into Sunday’s Game 3, especially in Northeast Ohio. With LeBron Jamesenjoying perhaps his greatest statistical postseason, a third straight sweep for the Cavs seemed inevitable.
But then the Cavs stepped off the gas.
Boston overcame a 21-point deficit in a 111-108 victory when Avery Bradley sunk a decisive three-pointer with 0.1 seconds left. It not only marked Cleveland’s first postseason loss, but the first time in 50 games James has blown a 20-point lead in the playoffs.
In 23 second-half minutes, James registered just three points, one rebound and one assist. He shot 1-of-8 from the floor, including 0-of-2 from deep. But it wasn’t his poor shooting that was surprising. It was the lack of killer instinct.
“I had a tough game, period,” James said as he finished with just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting in 45 minutes….
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