The NBA Playoff Picture is starting to take shape in the first-round, as the Cleveland Cavaliers are two games up on the Boston Celtics.
Through nearly four days of NBA Playoff action, the bracket on both sides of the league remain one-sided. The Cleveland Cavaliers looked the part of title contenders on Tuesday night when they moved to a two-game lead in their series against the Boston Celtics.
While the Celtics looked alright, the Cavs looked outstanding and seem to be the team to beat in the Eastern Conference this year. NO disrespect to the Hawks or Bulls, but the Cavaliers are starting to click at the right time of year and they’re looking absolutely unstoppable.
Kyrie is not fazed by the postseason, LeBron James is settling in nicely and even Kevin Love is starting to come around ever so slowly.
Here’s a look at the updated NBA Playoff Picture after the Cavaliers beat the Celtics in Game 2 of their series:
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So far, all of the playoff series are one-sided with the only anomaly being the two 5-seeds in each conference are winning their series. Other than that, it appears to be business as usual as the top seeds are winning each of their series so far in the first-round.
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Boston may end up winning a game in this series, but you shouldn’t hold your breath over the Celtics making a run at the Cavaliers. They may be something to keep an eye on in the future, but the Celtics are no match in the long haul for the Cavaliers or the rest of the Eastern Conference.
Still, they’re worth keeping an eye on, as this is one heck of a series to become battle tested in and Boston is looking the part of a future contender.
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