CELTICS WIN SERIES 4-3

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That old parquet floor helped again. Paul Pierce and LeBron James staged a classic Game 7 shootout, but the Celtics escaped with a 97-92 win. Pistons, you may proceed to Boston. Story
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Abbott

Adande

Broussard

Ford

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(In 5)
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Rose

Sheridan

Stein

Thorpe
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ESPN.com Research Notes

The Celtics and Cavaliers split the season series 2-2, with neither team winning a game on the road.

Ray Allen led the Celtics in scoring, averaging 23.8 points against the Cavaliers this season.

LeBron James averaged 32.3 points in three games against the Celtics.

The Celtics hold a 10-7 edge over the Cavs in their playoff history. The C's are 7-1 at home against the Cavs in the playoffs.

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Player Matchups

CAVALIERS CELTICS
D. WestD. West
Points: 8.3
Rebounds: 3.2
Assists: 3.8
PGR. RondoR. Rondo
Points: 10.6
Rebounds: 4.2
Assists: 5.1
D. BrownD. Brown
Points: 7.5
Rebounds: 3.4
Assists: 2.2
SGR. AllenR. Allen
Points: 17.4
Rebounds: 3.7
Assists: 3.1
L. JamesL. James
Points: 30.0
Rebounds: 7.9
Assists: 7.2
SFP. PierceP. Pierce
Points: 19.6
Rebounds: 5.1
Assists: 4.5
B. WallaceB. Wallace
Points: 4.8
Rebounds: 8.4
Assists: 1.5
PFK. GarnettK. Garnett
Points: 18.8
Rebounds: 9.2
Assists: 3.4
Z. IlgauskasZ. Ilgauskas
Points: 14.1
Rebounds: 9.3
Assists: 1.4
CK. PerkinsK. Perkins
Points: 6.9
Rebounds: 6.1
Assists: 1.1

Season Series

Series tied 2-2
Nov 27, 2007 @CLE 109, BOS 104Recap | Box Score
Dec 2, 2007 @BOS 80, CLE 70Recap | Box Score
Feb 5, 2008 @CLE 114, BOS 113Recap | Box Score
Feb 27, 2008 @BOS 92, CLE 87Recap | Box Score

Injury Report

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
cle No recent injuries
BOSTON CELTICS
bos No recent injuries

Playoff History

CLE BOS
Championships: 0 Championships: 16
Last Championship: N/A Last Championship: 1986
Last Season:
Lost in NBA Finals
Last Season:
Did not qualify

Team Stats (Regular Season)

  CAVALIERS CELTICS
PPG 96.4 100.5
RPG 44.6 42.0
APG 20.0 22.4
FG% 43.855 47.502
FT% 71.664 77.068
3P% .358 .381

Featured Comment

    LeBron did his job, just could not catch Celtics in the Garden.

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Celtics close out Cavs in Game 7