Kevin Garnett and Celtics Close Out LeBron James and the Cavaliers

May 13th, 2010 by Wil Bradley Leave a reply »
Game Six between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics took on a familiar tone down the stretch. The Celtics defense got the stops they needed, while LeBron James once again failed to receive any clutch play from his teammates.

Veteran teams know how to finish quarters.

Boston finished the third quarter in veteran fashion—pushing a three-point lead to nine in less than five minutes. James found himself playing catch-up for the rest of the game.

With 4:54 left in the game, James went to the free throw line making one. Anderson Varejao lost the rebound and Celtics forward Paul Pierce hit a big three-pointer.

From there, James would commit two turnovers, and the Celtics would hit two more three-pointers.

Like they had all series long in close games, the Cavaliers players not named LeBron became spectators.

Mo Williams, who scored 20 points in the first half, hit his first field goal of the second half with 49 seconds left in the third quarter. Williams would not score again in the game.

Antawn Jamison, who came to the Cavs in a highly publicized midseason trade, had absolutely no impact ...

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