The Celtics stormed to double-digit wins in the first two games of these Eastern Conference finals, and they also seemed to demoralize the Cavaliers in the process. The Cavs were frequently left with their shoulders sagging, their fingers pointing, and their effort seemingly lacking, especially considering the stage.
A series in which Cleveland had opened as the favorites had suddenly shifted to one that could send them home for the summer quite quickly.
BOX SCORE: CAVALIERS 116, CELTICS 86
For those reasons, the 116-86 massacare the Cavaliers handed to the Celtics in Saturday’s Game 3 came somewhat out of the blue. But Boston point guard Terry Rozier, for one, said it was a welcome reset.
“We needed to get our butts whipped, come back to reality, and take care of business on [in Game 4] on Monday,” he said.
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