The Celtics showed no rust this afternoon for a team that had not played in over a week. It had been seven days to the day since they swept the Indiana Pacers, and they picked up right where they left off. Kyrie Irving continued his great playoff play scoring 26 points and dishing out 11 assists. Al Horford had a strong game on both ends of the floor adding 20 points and 11 rebounds. Jaylen Brown added 19 points and Gordon Hayward finished with 13 points.
Last night we had a regular-season showdown between the two prohibitive favorites to represent their respective conferences in the NBA finals. The Golden State Warriors were able to hold off the Boston Celtics in a closely contested game 115-111. It was the first meeting between the two teams this season.
Next summer is still a ways off, but at the level Davis is currently playing he will be the MVP in the league. The torch will be officially pasted to Davis from LeBron James as the leagues best player.
How does Kyrie Irving’s decision to stay with the Celtics affect the rest of the league?
NBA training camp is less than a week away. All 30 teams and NBA fans are excited for the start of the upcoming season. Fans of the Celtics, Hawks, and Raptors should be ecstatic, the players listed below are poised to have a breakout season.