Prediction and Analysis: Cavaliers vs Celtics May 15, 2024

Prediction and Analysis: Cavaliers vs Celtics May 15, 2024

May 15, 2024


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In Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference second-round series, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics square off on May 15 at TD Garden. Series led 3-1 by the Celtics. Get the most in depth basketball analysis by reading more articles like this.


Cavaliers Analysis: They’ve lost 2 consecutive games

After the team’s shootaround, the Cleveland Cavaliers found out that All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell would be sidelined for the remainder of the season with a calf injury. This meant that things would not be easy for Mitchell on Monday night. The Cavaliers battled hard and stayed in the game until the very end, even without the second-leading scorer in the NBA Playoffs. With thirty points on twelve of twenty-seven shots, including four of thirteen from three-point range, Darius Garland had his finest game of the series. The Cavaliers battled to the very end, with 19 points apiece from Evan Mobley and Caris LeVert. Still, the outcome was the same—another Celtics defeat.


Celtics Analysis: Only lost once in their last 5 matches

With a victory in the series, the Boston Celtics want to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the third consecutive year. These NBA playoffs have seen the Celtics go 3-2 SU at home. Averaging 107.6 points on 47.5% shooting, the Boston Celtics are giving up 96.6 points on 44.6% shooting. While Jayson Tatum averages 24.2 points and 10.4 rebounds, Jaylen Brown averages 24.4 points and 6.9 rebounds. The third player to score in double figures is Derrick White, while Jrue Holiday pulls down 5.2 rebounds. The Boston Celtics are making 79.3% of their free throws and 36.8% of their shots from outside the arc.
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game Information

  1. Date: 05/15/2024
  2. Time: 7:00 PM ET
  3. Location: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  4. How to Watch Cavaliers vs Celtics: ESPN
  5. Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


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