Tremendous success of Boston Celtics. Brad Stevens’ team finishes the regular season as the first in the East and will have the court factor against any rival to their conference. The success of the Celtics is the failure of Cleveland, second after a horrible final straight of season.
Boston finished 53-29 after winning 112-94 to Milwaukee Bucks and Cleveland finished 51-31 after losing 83-98 to the Toronto Raptors.
It was not easy to win the Celtics even though Milwaukee played without Giannis Antetokounmpo. During the first part Jason Kidd came to dominate the score with ease. At rest: 57-56. And by the end of the third quarter the emotion had not evaporated, with an 80-78 in the electronic.
The decision came in the final quarter, with a 25-2 partial that solved everything, a part in which Gerald Green was very active with 10 points. In the end, 112-94.
Green was the top scorer with 18 points in 21 minutes. In addition, 16 points of Jae Crowder and Avery Johnson, this in only 19 minutes. Al Horford had a good game (12 points and 6 rebounds in 21 minutes) and 13 points and 8 assists for Isaiah Thomas, who only spent 23 minutes on the court.
Michael Beasley and Spencer Hawes, who only played 17 minutes, were the top scorers with 15 points.