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The Boston Celtics had the NBA’s best regular season record but in the playoffs they have looked very beatable. After winning the first two games at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Celtics lost both road games and now the series is tied 2-2. The Celtics are now 0-5 on the road in the playoffs and it has many of the players concerned.
The Boston Celtics haven’t been able to win on the road in the playoffs and if that continues on Monday night their series against the Cleveland Cavaliers will be tied. The Celtics lost game three 108-84 on Saturday as they were blown out early and never recovered.
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics will both try and play better than they did in game one as the teams meet in Boston on Thursday for game two. It was an ugly game one that the Celtics won 76-72. Both teams shot the ball poorly and Cleveland’s LeBron James was a disgrace going 2 of 18 from the field.
What was supposed to be a quick and easy four game sweep of the Atlanta Hawks has turned into a dogfight for the Boston Celtics. The Celtics were expected to be resting by now but will be playing a pivotal game five on Wednesday night and then a game six in Atlanta on Friday.
The Boston Celtics finished with the best record in the NBA this season with 66 wins but everything starts over now that the playoffs begin. The Celtics will begin against the team with the worst record that made the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta is playing in the postseason for the first time since 1999.
The Washington Wizards are trying to improve their playoff positioning but may have a tough time doing so on Wednesday as they host the best team in the East, the Boston Celtics. The Wizards are currently in fifth place in the East and are trying to catch Cleveland for fourth place which would mean home court advantage in the first round.