Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives
11:14, May 12, 2017
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It can prop up a player for time spent on the floor in successful lineups that have little to do with him.
Even though his team is averaging about 30 more points in Boston than in Washington during this series, Celtics coach Brad Stevens insisted that the venue isn't the most important factor in a game's outcome. For instance: Rookie Jaylen Brown's plus/minus mark of 17, acquired during a respectable sample size of 26:11 while scoring exactly zero points. Bradley hit four 3-pointers and shot 12-for-19 overall as Boston took a three-games-to-two lead in the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals. "We're a team and it's going to take a team effort to be able to beat the Washington Wizards". I think that sustained the intensity we had.
And that's what has made the Celtics such a successful team, one that finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference and with it, home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Yet Bradley was incredible offensively Wednesday night, making 10-of-13 shots for 25 points in the first half alone.
"None", he said. "None more than usual".
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In the second, facing Washington's weak bench, the Celtics' youth movement pulled away. The Wizards appeared to rely on home-court advantage more than nearly any other National Basketball Association team, suffering 11 more losses on the road.
During the first quarter of the game, Celtics already showcased a strong performance as they got an early 16-0 running which helped them dominate the game over the past four quarters.
"If I knew (the solution) we wouldn't be in the situation we've been in there", said Jae Crowder. But those friends from pre-school to graduation, are still friends, and they will be the best friends I ever had. Terry Rozier gave us great energy. "It just happens. I don't really know the real reason". He was locked in.
Thomas had his best game of the playoffs as an instigator.
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LINE HISTORY: The Wizards opened as 4.5-point home favorites with their backs against the wall in Game 6, and by Thursday evening that spread was bumped up to -5.
Brooks, though, said that playing at home is different. "So what I'm trying to do is give other guys space, create space for others and also be a good screen-setter".
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We're going to go there and see what we're made of. "When we get those chances, we bear down and those are key goals for us". Pittsburgh F Chris Kunitz passed Mario Lemieux for fifth place on the team's all-time postseason games played list with 108.
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To a man, the Rangers fully expect the Senators' battle level to be back on track Thursday, making for a more competitive contest. Its performance in Game 3 feels like something it can build on-especially against a Senators team that often struggles to score.
Defenseman Kris Russell had a pair of assists for the Oilers, who took Game 1 of the series 5-3 and Game 2 by a score of 2-1. Kerdiles was brought to Edmonton as an extra forward in case another had to be scratched due to illness or injury.
That's roughly 4,200 miles in the air in little more than 24 hours. "It's tough, but it's the playoffs so there are no excuses". Attacking Isaiah Thomas was one of the commons themes, as the Wizards raced out to their enormous first quarter lead.
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The coaches used tapes of the opener to reinforce the points they had been making for much of the season - the defense was sloppy. He's seen his field goal percentage jump nearly thirty percent on almost three fewer shot attempts per game.
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The Celtics star says his sister, who died in a auto crash two weeks ago, helped him as he scored 53 points against the Wizards. And despite leading 87-75 with 4 minutes left, Washington led by only 5 going into the fourth quarter. "I'm playing tomorrow.
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