Celtics sweep the Nets in what was a sweet time, the Boston Celtics took it to the Kevin Durant led Brooklyn Nets and did it in four straight playoff contests. Now Boston fans can dream of a championship. Game four finished with the Celtics 116-112 win in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Boston may be built got s championship with good balance up and down the lineup. Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and Jaylen Brown added 22 of his own to solidify the win. Marcus Smart chipped in 20 points and 11 assists to help guide his second ranked Celtics to the second round.
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Throughout the entire playoffs. the Celtics never showed fear of the Brooklyn Nets or Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. In fact, if you remember, many wanted the Celtics to lose their final game of the season to avoid Brooklyn. the Celtics weren’t afraid and met the challenge head-on.
Boston will wait for the winner of the series between Milwaukee and Chicago, where the defending champion Bucks hold a 3-1 lead. The Celtics are the bet defensive team in the NBA and they showed it throughout the entire series as Kevin Durant had trouble scoring as he was used to.
This is a sweet win for the Boston Celtics and were under the .500 mark at mid-season and completed the season 31-10 to grab the second seed.
Boston will wait for the winner of the series between Milwaukee and Chicago, where the defending champion Bucks hold a 3-1 lead.