"I think (coach Tyronn Lue) said it best: 'We're going into a Game 7 with the baddest dude on the planet on our team.' I like our chances".
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It is the first Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals since 2013, when the Miami Heat, led by James, took care of the Indiana Pacers in route to a second straight title. Or about the team's history in the TD Garden, where the Cavaliers lost the first three games by an average of 17 points.
Sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com have Boston as a slight 2-point favorite, indicating bettors expect a down-to-the-wire game.
He admitted to fatigue afterward, and then played all but two minutes in Game 6 despite a sore knee from a collision with Nance. On Sunday night, he had another incredible Game 7 block. "It's one game left to go to the NBA Finals". How can you not be awed by the 46 points and almost triple double that James put up in Game 6 with his team in an elimination game? The fourth-year pro can't complain about not getting his shots; he's attempted 41 in the five games he's played in the series, but has connected on just 13 of them - shooting 32 percent from the floor in the ECF; 31 percent in the 2018 postseason. That's provided, of course, there are more flights necessary after tonight.