Game 7 of this Eastern Conference semifinal is set for Monday night in Boston (8 p.m. ET, TNT), the victor of which gets the Cavaliers in the conference finals.
While that series probably needed to go seven games, this one between budding rivals in the Celtics and Wizards absolutely did. Neither team have yet to win on the road in this series but anything can happen in a Game 7, so you can scrap the form guide.
After John Wall hit a 3-pointer to put Washington up 92-91 with 3.5 seconds left in the game, the Wizards' Kelly Oubre Jr. fouled Boston's Kelly Olynyk with 2.7 seconds remaining - but the clock was stopped with 1.7 seconds left. But that's when Wall pulled up off the dribble with a three-point shot from 26 feet, right in the face of Celtics guard Avery Bradley to steal the victory.
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So while it makes use of Turns 1 and 2, they are taken in the opposite direction. "We were on attack mode for quite a bit". He qualified 26th in the 500 and moved up to 14th. "It's actually the first good qualifying effort to be honest", he said.
John Wall did exactly what he was supposed to do Friday night.
The Wizards may have the emotion on their side heading into game 7 and the memory that they won their in January could give them some sort of edge.
The Celtics, however, have a point guard of their own that can take over games. Meanwhile, the Celtics are 4-0 ATS in their last four home games, 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games overall and 5-2 ATS in their last seven Conference Semifinals games.
On the other hand, there were two non-calls in Boston's favor late in the game, both involving Horford, according to the league's report.
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He also contributed with a sharp runout of Travis Head (2 off 2) and the big wicket of Kohli in the eventful 17th over. Zaheer Khan's men also defeated Rising Pune Supergiant by seven runs in their last league game at the Kotla on Friday.
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Boston has been the better team all year, and they've continued to protect their home court against Washington.
With LeBron James all but certain to put an abrupt end to the season of whichever team reaches the conference finals, Thomas and the Celtics have one more big moment left in them.
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