Philippines, 01 Apr 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


NBA ---- Celtics D swarm Cavs in Game 1


PhilBoxing.com




BOSTON ? Marcus Morris put up a gem of a defense in containing All-Star LeBron James while also registering 21 points and 10 boards as the Celtics dominated Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday night at the TD Garden.

Jaylen Brown contributed 23 points on 3-for-5 treys while Al Horford scored 20 on an impressive 8-for-10 field goal shooting. Rookie Jayson Tatum also finished in double figures with 16 points and 3 assists.

Boston went aggressive from the opening tip, building a 36-18 bubble in the 1st quarter before erecting a 61-35 halftime lead.

With 0.02 remaining in the 3rd quarter, Cleveland?s Jeff Green made a 21-foot fadeaway shot to cut the deficit to 14, 78-64. That was the closest the Cavs could get as Tatum, Morris and Rozier offensively carried the Celtics juggernaut in the final quarter in which the lead went to as high as 29 with 5:19 remaining.

At the post-game press conference, Marcus Morris was asked what motivated him tremendously to defend James who came up with only 15 points on 5-for-16 shooting. ?I just wanted to compete. Someday, I will tell my kids I competed with LeBron and that means a lot,? he replied.

Center Kevin Love topscored for the Cavs with 17 points while Rodney Hood added 11.

Boston went 43-for-84 for a 51.2% clip while Cleveland had 31-for-86 for 36% field goal conversion.

Game 2 will be Tuesday, May 15, at the TD Garden.


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Oliver Iglesias.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • MARVELOUS HAGLER GETS RID OF ‘THE GHOST’ PAVLIK IN 8 ROUNDS
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • Marcial undecided on pro career
    By Joaquin Henson, , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • From Ali to Fury: Bob Arum Celebrates 54 Years in Boxing
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • Jose Ramirez-Viktor Postol Super Lightweight World Title Bout Postponed
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • 45 Years Ago Today: Salavarria Makes History as First Pinoy to Win Flyweight Titles of WBC and WBA
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • HAGLER-PAVLIK EWBSS PREVIEW: A MARVELOUS MATCH-UP
    , Wed, 01 Apr 2020
  • Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes Special Sports Series (Second of Five Parts)
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Tue, 31 Mar 2020
  • FIVE-ROUND BEAT DOWN: SENSATIONAL ROBINSON STOPS VARGAS IN ‘EWBSS MIDDLEWEIGHT LEGENDS’ OPENER
    , Tue, 31 Mar 2020
  • Action Jackson England reacts to WBC Asia title victory
    , Tue, 31 Mar 2020
  • Sampson Boxing, Paco Boxing Announce Postponement of Boxing Event on April 24 at The Cannery Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas
    , Tue, 31 Mar 2020
  • IM Daniel Quizon rules third leg of the Rising Phoenix International Chess Championship 2020
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Tue, 31 Mar 2020
  • Beating the crowning virus
    By Joaquin Henson, , Mon, 30 Mar 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART II: PANCHO VILLA, THE FIRST ASIAN WORLD CHAMPION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Mon, 30 Mar 2020
  • SPECIAL SPORTS SERIES: REMEMBERING RP BOXING'S “UNSUNG HEROES”
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Mon, 30 Mar 2020
  • THE EWBSS CONTINUES ON MONDAY WITH ‘EWBSS MIDDLEWEIGHT LEGENDS TOURNAMENT’
    , Mon, 30 Mar 2020
  • EGREATEST: TYSON BEATS ALI TO WIN ‘EWBSS HEAVYWEIGHT LEGENDS TOURNAMENT!
    , Mon, 30 Mar 2020
  • ALI VS TYSON: BOXING’S TITANS CLASH IN THE EWBSS HEAVYWEIGHT LEGENDS FINAL
    , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART I: HOW BOXING STARTED IN THE PHILIPPINES
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • TYSON KO’S FOREMAN IN THE FOURTH TO FACE THE GOAT IN EWBSS LEGENDS FINAL
    , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • MUHAMMAD ALI KO’S SONNY LISTON TO ENTER SUNDAY’S EWBSS FINAL!
    , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • Donaire focuses on health, safety in crisis
    By Joaquin Henson, , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • Muhammad Ali and His Ides of March (Second of Two Parts)
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sun, 29 Mar 2020
  • LISTON TO FACE ALI IN EWBSS SEMI-FINAL FOLLOWING FRAZIER WITHDRAWAL
    , Sat, 28 Mar 2020
  • PACQUIAO IN SELF-QUARANTINE; TESTED NEGATIVE FOR COVID-19 AFTER RAPID TEST
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, , Sat, 28 Mar 2020
  • Muhammad Ali and His Ides of March (First of Two Parts)
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sat, 28 Mar 2020




  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2020 philboxing.com.