LeBron literally threw Game 3 so he and the Cavs can play and destroy the Celtics IN Boston one more time ??
— Tomer Azarly (@TomerAzarly) May 26, 2017
Game 5 was such a non-event that Charles Barkley stated he was going to nick off at half-time to watch the (far more enthralling) Game 7 NHL clash between Ottawa and Pittsburgh.
Charles Barkley: “I’m gonna sneak back to the hotel, watch the rest of the hockey game – it’s 1-1 y’all – and I’m gonna pack up my stuff.” ?? pic.twitter.com/xddUsCaZY1
— Jeff Eisenband (@JeffEisenband) May 26, 2017
The 135 – 102 final scoreline flattered the Celtics immensely, who now take their (admittedly very talented) core and await the arrival of the number one draft pick that they somehow spirited away from Brooklyn several years ago.