Celtics dominate in game 5

2018-05-24T05:05:30+00:00 2018-05-24T05:05:30+00:00.

Giorgos Efkarpides

24/May/18 05:05


The Celtics improve to 10-0 at home in the postseason and are one win away from the NBA Finals.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Brad Stevens squad put on a defensive show limiting the Cavaliers to 83 total points in a 96-83 game 5 victory to take a 3-2 lead in the series.

Rookie sensation, Jayson Tatum scored 24 points to lead the home side in scoring and Al Horford added a double-double with 15 points and 12 boards for the winning side.

French rookie, Gouershcon Yabusele had 1 assist in 2 minutes for the Celtics.

LeBron James finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 6 turnovers for the Cavs.

Turkish rookie played 2 minutes and Croatian big-man Ante Zizic scored 3 points adding a block.

Spanish veteran, Jose Calderon added 2 boards and 2 assists in a loss.

The Cavs will try avoid elimination with game 6 on their floor on Friday night.