Who will win Wizards vs. Celtics Game 7?

19 Mai, 2017, 12:21 | Author: Marie-Claire Cellier

Instead of forcing plays, Thomas looked for the open man, most notably Kelly Olynyk, who scored a playoff career-high 26 points off the bench. Isaiah Thomas converted a blow-by layup then Terry Rozier stole the in-bounds pass leading to a Jae Crowder layup, energizing the crowd. The Celtics must find a way not to let the bitterness of Game 6 trickle into Game 7, to make sure one crushing night doesn't contaminate another. Allen Iverson and Vince Carter jousting in 2001.

These two teams have had two days off prior to Game 7, so both should be somewhat fresh.

The Celtics will win Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals tonight against Washington at TD Garden because of the home court advantage. The Cavaliers have, of course, advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals.

"After tonight, I'm locked back in for Game 7", said Wall. Neither team had a great effort on offense. They don't ever give us a chance and we just keep going. Olynyk was a flawless 8-for-8 on field goal attempts inside the arc in Game 7 and a ideal 6-for-6 on contested field goal attempts. "That's where legends are born".

This combined with Avery Bradley averaging 28 points a game should ring warning bells for Wizards fans far and wide. Down by three, Isaiah Thomas hit two 3-pointers and Marcus Smart one in a 1:13 span to put the home team ahead to stay. After a Bradley Beal 3-pointer, Thomas was blocked by John Wall on a 27-foot pullup, and at the other end, Thomas fouled Wall, which allowed the Wizards to tie the game. It will be interesting to see if his impactful play leads to more minutes in the Conference Finals. Game 7 provides a heckuva stage.

The Celtics fell behind by six points to the Washington Wizards about halfway through the third quarter of Monday night's Game 7 at TD Garden.

Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks roared back from an early two-goal deficit to even the Western Conference finals with a 5-3 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 on Sunday night.

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens had three words for his team following the Washington Wizards' Game 6 victory.

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Forget about Boston's franchise history of success in Game 7s.

But Thomas has been waiting for this opportunity.

"Game 7 in Boston, we wouldn't want it no other way". "Hopefully, we can do that".

This game comes down to which side can sustain pressure and not succumb to "Game 7 demons" when they face off for the right to take on Cleveland in the Western playoffs.

"These are the moments that you live for. It should be a bunch of fun". "I could take another dribble". The home team has won each of the first six games in this series.

In the past 100 National Basketball Association playoff Game 7s, the road team has won 22 times. It was a beatdown from the beginning. Now they come in as the significant underdog against a Cleveland Cavaliers team that has apparently flipped the switch so hard that they ripped it off the wall.

It could be the start of quite a week in Boston. The Celtics won 115-105 to advance to the Eastern Conference championship seri. "You should never think that you over-accomplished". They are a great team. "And we came out on top". "We really believe that".


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