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|Sunday, 11 May 2008 04:25|
Monday, May 12
Boston at Cleveland (8 p.m. EDT). The Celtics are winless on the road this postseason but still lead the Cavaliers 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
-Richard Hamilton, Pistons, scored 32 points to lead Detroit to a 90-89 victory over Orlando.
ONE WIN AWAY
Detroit beat the Orlando Magic 90-89 Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Pistons became the first team to win on the road in the second round this postseason, and can clinch their sixth consecutive conference finals appearance when this series returns to Detroit on Tuesday.
Boston fell to Cleveland 108-94 on Saturday night to remain winless on the road this postseason. The Celtics went 0-3 in Atlanta during the first round as the Hawks averaged 100.7 points and shot 47.6 percent in three home games. The Celtics lead the Cavaliers 2-1 in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Game 4 Tuesday night in Cleveland.
``We just played 'D' - that's what we do. It was a physical game on both sides of the ball. That is our style; we like being physical. We just wish we could do that more often.'' - Rasheed Wallace, who had 16 points and eight rebounds to help Detroit to a 90-89 victory over Orlando on Saturday night. The Piston are one win away from clinching their sixth consecutive conference finals appearance.