Gritty Celtics stun Cavaliers to reduce series deficit

It marked the first time he failed to score in the final quarter of a playoff game - in which he played the entire quarter - since the Heat's Game 4 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA Finals. The Celtics got more and more easy shots as their comeback continued and it culminated in the game-winner, a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by a wide-open Avery Bradley. "Period. Not just in the second half", James said.

The Celtics would agree, as Bradley's bucket helped Boston cut its series deficit to 2-1 and, at the very least, force a Game 5 back at TD Garden.

James was ineffective, scoring just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting with six turnovers. "I'm focused on Game 4". Averaging 32.2 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game on 55.4 percent shooting despite Sunday's aberration, James is nearly sure to bounce back Tuesday night.

Lue added that his offense never really got a rhythm, citing the fact that they fed Love and Kyrie Irving because they were hot early.

"He's got to be aggressive, get downhill, play like he's been playing, play confident", Smith said.

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It's poor communication on their behalf to not know how they're going to defend the action, but the way in which the Celtics are set up puts a lot of pressure on them to cover shooters and prevent layups. It's the Eastern Conference finals. It's not enough, for him, for what he does, for what he brings. Comment and let us know! "Just expect him to be better in game four". "As good as they are and they are tremendous, that might have been the best game I've ever seen a team play against us", he said. He couldn't have anticipated such a gleeful night, but the unpredictable mayhem of Boston's 111-108 win only made it more enjoyable. Aside from Smart's other-worldly night, the only other Celtic to shoot above 50% from deep was Jonas Jerebko, who was 2-for-2 from downtown and 4-for-4 overall. He averaged almost 29 points per game this season on less than 20 shots per game, while routinely making defenders just look silly.

As the third game showed, now that the Celtics are without Thomas, there's that "unknown factor" in terms of who might emerge as their star. Marcus Smart, who replaced the injured Isaiah Thomas in the starting unit, had the best game of his young career, finishing with 27 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds including seven three-pointers from 10 attempts.

After the Celtics took the court in Cleveland, head coach Brad Stevens said Thomas was visiting a hip specialist to determine a course of action for his injury. Kelly Olynyk emerged off the bench to get 15 points, while Jerebko was 4-for-4, including 2-for-2 on three-pointers to finish with 10 points.

That loss was tough to swallow for James not because it came at The Q, but because it followed two games in Boston that ended with the Cavs routing the Celtics. According to CLNS Media's Jared Weiss, James made it clear to reporters after the game that he told his teammates "Stevens is an ATO (after timeout) genius" before the series began. Fans who think Boston pulls off the upset again should consider their +1,400 price as an underdog.

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