2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
50-32, 1st in Central
Cavs get 3's to fall in Game 3 (2:07)
Down 2-1? No problem for LeBron (0:53)
LeBron tosses left-handed gem while falling (0:40)
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9hChris Forsberg

Rozier: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'

After a 116-86 drubbing at the hands of the Cavaliers trimmed the Celtics' series lead to 2-1, guard Terry Rozier said he believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call. "We needed to get our butts whooped," Rozier said.

Patrick Abrahams ESPN Producer 

Whatever It Takes! Tonight it would've taken $2,190.00 to sit courtside and watch Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers claim a 30 point victory against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals

Cavaliers own Celtics from start to finish (0:55)
Love jokes about his pass to LeBron (0:43)
LeBron brings the energy in Game 3 (1:16)
LeBron on difficult passes: 'Don't try it at home' (1:34)
LeBron takes flight off Love's great pass (0:22)
Stephen A.: Cavs showed more urgency in Game 3 (2:14)
Stevens praises LeBron's passing ability (0:26)
Cavs dominate Celtics in Game 3 (2:13)
Burke: Celtics overwhelmed by Cavs' force (2:07)
Smith invades Thompson's interview (1:07)
LeBron attributes win to defensive energy (2:02)
11h

LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 at home in Game 3

LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-86 victory in Game 3 over the Boston Celtics on...

Cavs bounce back with resounding victory (0:59)
LeBron dissects Celtics' defense with wizardly passes (1:21)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs head into the 4th Q with all five starters in double-digits and leading 87-63. LeBron James 27 pts, 9 ast, 4 reb, 2 stl, 2 blk; Kevin Love 13 pts, 14 reb, 4 ast; George Hill 13 pts, 2 ast; JR Smith 11 pts, 5 reb; Tristan Thompson 10 pts, 7 reb. Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum both lead Boston with 13 pts apiece. The Celtics are shooting just 37.5 pct as a team.

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12hBrian Windhorst

Cavs finally unlocked, match LeBron's intensity to claim Game 3

In a make-or-miss postseason, Cleveland's shots finally went down, as LeBron James notched 12 assists and the Cavs went 17-of-34 from the 3-point line to claim their first win of the Eastern Conference finals.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.95th
Rebounds Per Game42.123rd
Assists Per Game23.412th
Points Allowed109.926th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-185032.610
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646
2013-143349.402