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Celtics lose heart breaker to Cavs, 122-121

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Celtics Notes and Stats:

  • Rajon Rondo records season high 16 assists in addition to scoring six points and grabbing eight boards.
  • Kelly Olynyk poured in a season high 21 points in 31 minutes.
  • Jared Sullinger records another double-double - 19 points, 10 boards.
  • Celtics had pace but little space, attempting 88 total FGAs but shooting only 30% from beyond the arc.
  • 42-point third quarter was the highest scoring quarter by any team so far this season.
  • With seven seconds left in the game and a chance to win, Rondo was unable to get a shot off before time expired
Cavaliers Notes and Stats:

  • LeBron James scores a game high 41 points in addition to his seven assists.
  • Kyrie Irving got hot from distance in the fourth quarter and ultimately finished with 27 points on the night.
  • Anderson Varejao took advantage of the open looks he got from midrange, finishing with 16 on 7/10 shooting.
  • Kevin Love recorded another double-double, 12 points and 15 boards (ho-hum).
  • James was responsible for 10 points in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter.