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|Monday, 12 May 2008 21:44|
Tuesday, May 13
Orlando at Detroit (7 p.m. EDT). The Pistons will try to close out the Magic in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal.
Wednesday, May 14
Cleveland at Boston (8 p.m. EDT). The Cavaliers are attempting to overcome an 0-2 deficit for the second time in two years.
-LeBron James, Cavaliers, had 21 points and 13 assists to lead Cleveland to a 88-77 win over Boston.
Cleveland beat Boston 88-77 in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night to tie the best-of-seven series at 2-2. The Celtics dropped to 0-5 on the road in the postseason, a stunning slip for a team that went 31-10 on the road during the regular season. During a short visit to Ohio, the Celtics lost their momentum in the series but will now head home, where they went 35-6 before the playoffs started.
League MVP Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett were selected to the NBA All-Defensive Team on Monday, along with Marcus Camby, Bruce Bowen and Tim Duncan. The second team is Shane Battier of the Houston Rockets, Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets, Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic, Tayshaun Prince of the Detroit Pistons and Raja Bell of the Phoenix Suns.
``He can dunk. Especially if you give him a running start at the basket. It's probably going to be a pretty good dunk and he's so darn powerful that once he gets up there, there's not a lot you can do. - Celtics coach Doc Rivers on LeBron James after Boston fell to the Cavaliers 88-77 on Monday night. James delivered a devastating dunk over a defenseless Kevin Garnett in the final two minutes.