"'Game seven' is the best two words in sports and for us to be on the road in another hostile environment where we've had no success up to this point, we should relish the opportunity".
His performance was a sight to behold.
"We were on that one and our trainers were on that one in the huddle right after", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.
James added to his already historic postseason with a 46-point, 11-rebound, 9-assist outing Friday for his seventh 40-point game of the playoffs. In the three games in Cleveland, Hill averaged 15.3 points on 53 percent shooting. They led 25-20 after the first and sent a clear message to the Cleveland crowd.
Kevin Love was not diagnosed with a concussion nor placed in the league's protocol in the first few hours after his nasty collision with Jayson Tatum, but all of that could still change. He was seen leaving the locker room with longtime girlfriend Kate Boch smiling and cracking jokes. Green scored 14 points off the bench and made several crucial defensive plays while filling in at center. Overall, the Celtics shot 51 percent from the field.
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"Yeah, every time we watch".
The Celtics' All-Star forward Al Horford was also unusually quiet with just six points while guard Terry Rozier had 28 and Jaylen Brown 27 points.
Boston's struggles in the first half boiled down to them being too predictable offensively following a 3-pointer by Marcus Smart that increased the Celtics' lead to 30-24. Oh, and he played 46 minutes and only had three turnovers. But, most importantly, Boston was manhandled on the glass. Cleveland finished with a 44-31 advantage in rebounding, including 15-5 on the offensive boards, and went 18-of-22 at the stripe.
The Celtics have lost just one game in front of their home crowd in these playoffs.
The Cavs are saying he has not been placed in the protocol - which would require he pass a series of extensive tests to be able to play in Game 7 - because his symptoms did not trigger immediate entry into the protocol program.