BOSTON (CBS) — The Celtics season came to an end on Sunday, courtesy of 101-93 loss and a four-game playoff sweep by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
A slow start put the Celtics in a hole they couldn’t dig themselves out of on Sunday, trailing by 10 points after the first quarter and 21 at halftime. The Celtics continued to fight and battle as their season counted down though, with an impressive third quarter in which they held Cleveland to just 13 points and a hard-fought finish to the game itself. The Celtics were within six points in the final minute, making a game that shouldn’t have been very interesting at that point rather interesting.
But in the end the Cavaliers were just too much for the Celtics to handle, and all the fight in the world couldn’t put the ball in the basket. But that doesn’t mean the season wasn’t a success. After a strong finish…
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