2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
55-27, 2nd in Atlantic
BOS VS CLE (0:22)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs have eight turnovers, LeBron James has four of them (including two costly ones in the 3rd Q). He came into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals averaging 5.4 turnovers per game in the series.

BOS VS CLE (0:40)
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17mDave McMenamin

Nance, Morris, Rozier T'd up in Game 5 scuffle

Three technical fouls were handed out early in the second quarter of Wednesday's Game 5 after a fracas involving Cavs forward Larry Nance Jr. and the Celtics' Marcus Morris and Terry Rozier.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs stopped the bleeding in the second quarter, but still trail 53-42 heading into halftime. LeBron James has 16 points on 7-for-11 shooting; Kevin Love has 10 points on 4-for-8 shooting' Kyle Korver and Jordan Clarkson combined to score 10 points in the first half off the bench. Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics with 12 points.

Morris, Nance get into heated altercation (1:21)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Disastrous 1st Q for Cleveland, as the Cavs trail 32-19. Kevin Love (10 pts) and LeBron James (8 pts) carried the offensive load. The rest of the Cavs roster to play thus far combined for 1 pt on 0-for-5 shooting. Cleveland has five turnovers, leading to six points for the Celtics. Boston is led by rookie Jayson Tatum, who has been ultra aggressive getting to the lane and has 9 pts so far.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs are in some early trouble here, falling down double digits at 27-17. Cleveland has four turnovers -- the biggest thing it wanted to avoid in Game 5 -- and Boston has just one.

Baynes caps off block with tip-in (0:24)
Tatum makes jump shot after nice dribble (0:23)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Love, who went 3-for-12 in Game 4, has the Cavs' first two possessions in Game 5 go through him. He goes 1-for-2.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics tweak their starting lineup for Game 5: Aron Baynes starts in place of Marcus Morris. Boston's starters: Baynes, Al Horford, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Terry Rozier.

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3hChris Forsberg

Stevens: 'Killing' Kyrie to sit, but recovery good

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Kyrie Irving's recovery from knee surgery is going well, but that hasn't eased Irving's pain of not being able to face the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.

Celtics' stars arrive for Game 5 (0:22)
5h

Did the Warriors choke away game 4 last night?

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Mina Kimes discuss if the Warriors choked last night, the Warriors' injury concerns, the NFL's potential 15-yard penalty for kneeling, NFL kickoffs and more.

6h

NBA Series Prices And Vegas Golden Knights Liability.

Doug Kezirian discusses the book's liability with the Vegas Golden Knights and NBA playoffs with John Murray, (1:35) NBA series prices with pro bettor Erin Rynning (25:25) and updates on sports betting in New Jersey and Delaware with David Purdum (44:10).

13h

Louis Riddick talks NFL offsesaon

Louis Riddick joins the show to talk about changes coming to the NFL. Plus, does a game 4 victory mean the Rockets have a chance. Also, does Kyrie really want the Celtics to win?

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.020th
Rebounds Per Game44.58th
Assists Per Game22.520th
Points Allowed100.43rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-185527.671
2016-175329.646
2015-164834.585
2014-154042.488
2013-142557.305