2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
53-29, 1st in Atlantic
LeBron, Cavs looking for closeout record against Celtics (0:52)
Do the Celtics need IT4? (1:17)
Is Boston harder to guard than Golden State? (2:45)
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9hDave McMenamin

Lue: Celtics tougher to defend than Warriors

Despite being one win away from advancing to face the Warriors in the NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said the Celtics are enough of a handful and that he "doesn't even think about" Golden State.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that rookie Jaylen Brown is questionable for Thursday's Game 5 with a right hip pointer. Jae Crowder (groin strain) and Amir Johnson (shoulder sprain) are both probable.

How should the Celtics prepare for the future? (2:08)
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14hJ.A. Adande

#NBArank's most memorable images

There's no shortage of timeless pictures throughout NBA history, but we ranked the best 12. This picture of Bird vs. Magic is symbolic of the way the two constantly jockeyed for position for the top spot in the league.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Boston fired out to an early lead Tuesday night, but from the 5:30 mark of the second quarter and on, it became the LeBron James and Kyrie Irving show. The duo outscored the Celtics the rest of the way and more than doubled them up in the paint.

ESPN Stats and Information  

It hasn't seemed to matter who is guarding Kyrie Irving of late. He's made at least half of his shots against six different Celtics defenders over the last three games. Over that span, he's scored 94 points on 48 shots while shooting 68.8 percent from the field.

Kyrie takes over to give Cavs 3-1 lead (2:04)
Kyrie rescues Cavs in Game 4 (1:36)
LeBron's dunk that could have been (1:06)
Kyrie and LeBron take over Game 4 (0:58)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Asked why the Cavs thrive on adversity, Kyrie Irving says, "That's a complex question. Adversity has a way of bringing out the best in people."


Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Kyrie Irving is all smiles as he heads to meet with the media following his career playoff-high 42-point performance.

Kyrie's career-high 42 lifts Cavs past Celtics (2:10)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Actor Matthew McConaughey gives love to a fan after the Cavs' Game 4 win over the Celtics.

Team Stats

Points Per Game108.07th
Rebounds Per Game42.027th
Assists Per Game25.24th
Points Allowed105.415th

Team History