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Cavs shock Celtics, Mavs silence Thunder

Cavs shock Celtics, Mavs silence Thunder

LOS ANGELES – Cleveland and Dallas turned the tables on their top-seeded opponents on Thursday (Friday in Manila) as the Cavaliers shocked the Boston Celtics and the Mavericks silenced the Thunder to tie their NBA playoff series at one game each.

Donovan Mitchell led a complete effort in Cleveland as the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 118-94 in Boston to make it 1-1 in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals.



SURPRISE WIN Caris LeVert (3) of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks the ball against Derrick White (9) and Luke Kornet (40) of the Boston Celtics during the first quarter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference second round playoffs at TD Garden Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Boston, Massachusetts. AFP PHOTO