How to Leverage the Curious Game 2 Total in Cavs-Celtics

May 15, 2018 04:00 PM EDT
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Celtics coach Brad Stevens and guars Jaylen Brown. Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Well, the Boston +2 to 2.5 games in the series bet from the preview guide got a strong boost from that Game 1 victory, so good news there for those who followed along.

Game 1 was not an aberration by any means. Yes, the Cavs shot very poorly from 3, but the idea that the Celtics’ defense is going to become poorer as the series goes along — or that their offense will be less inclined to move the ball and force mismatches — just won’t hold water. This is every bit the challenge I thought coming in for Cleveland, and then some.

What does it mean for Game 2?

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