Celtics look to tie the series against Cavs

Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics are aiming to dismantle the high-powered offense of the Cleveland Cavs in Game 2 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals on Friday, start time at 8:30 PM ET.

Boston couldn’t climb back into the game after letting the Cavs in building a 22-point deficit at halftime. Absolutely, the Celtics have to play strong from the start knowing that the Cavaliers are at home. While the Celtics have their own problem at the early stage of the game, they can stay close enough to give them the chance to steal the game int he fourth quarter.

Clearly, the Celtics couldn’t match the intensity of the Cavaliers by letting LeBron James’ team to score 28 free throws while they made only 10. Thomas also was defended well as he produced only 17 points though he had 10 assists. The Celtics have to perform at the highest level to have an opportunity to tie the series. Containing James is a must and at the same time they are playing great in the offense.

The Cavaliers are looking to have a 2-0 advantage while staring at another grandeur step into the NBA Finals. James, Love and Tristan Thomas combined for 90 points in Game One, extending their effort on the inside game. The troika also grabbed a total of 30 rebounds.

James played for 42 minutes in the previous game and he totally brought havoc to the defense of the Celtics. Everybody knows that James is the heart of the team and that he should maintain offense as well as his defense.

Celtics vs Cavaliers Game 2 is televised on TNT. Will the Celtics be able to tie?

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