Cleveland 72, Boston 76

May 6, 2008

Conference Semi Finals - Boston wins 4-3

TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 18,624

Officials: Eddie Rush, Michael Smith, Scott Foster

Team Rebounds: Cleveland (8) Boston (7)

Technicals: Cleveland (0) Boston (1 (Bench))

  1 2 3 4 Final
CLE (45-37) 15 22 15 20 72
BOS (66-16) 25 16 12 23 76

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
CLE 87 82.6 87.2
BOS 87 87.2 82.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
CLE .333 0.195 0.317 0.293
BOS .456 0.241 0.186 0.206

Cleveland Cavaliers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
11 Zydrunas Ilgauskas Starter C 36:57 8-18 0-0 6-6 18.5 3.0 9 12 2 3 2 2 2 22
23 LeBron James Starter SF 38:49 2-18 0-6 8-10 1.0 2.0 7 9 9 4 1 1 10 12
10 Wally Szczerbiak Starter SG 32:05 5-14 2-5 1-1 5.4 1.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 13
4 Ben Wallace Starter PF 31:25 1-3 0-0 2-2 10.5 5.0 4 9 2 1 1 0 1 4
13 Delonte West Starter PG 34:53 2-10 0-3 0-0 1.0 1.0 4 5 2 3 2 0 2 4
1 Daniel Gibson Bench PG 23:55 2-6 1-3 2-2 3.8 0.0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 7
3 Sasha Pavlovic Bench SG 14:28 2-3 1-1 2-3 3.1 0.0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 7
32 Joe Smith Bench PF 16:18 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.5 1.0 2 3 1 3 1 1 2 2
17 Anderson Varejao Bench C 11:10 0-1 0-0 1-2 1.8 0.0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1
  Team                   8         1  
        240 23-75 4-18 22-26 73.5 13 28 49 19 21 12 4 18 72
          30.7% 22.2% 84.6%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
20 Ray Allen Starter SG 37:09 0-4 0-3 0-0 -3.5 0.0 4 4 1 1 0 0 4 0
5 Kevin Garnett Starter PF 39:51 13-22 0-0 2-2 20.5 1.0 7 8 3 1 2 0 1 28
43 Kendrick Perkins Starter C 35:29 3-4 0-0 1-2 12.8 2.0 10 12 2 4 1 2 3 7
34 Paul Pierce Starter SF 29:09 2-14 0-3 0-0 -6.0 1.0 4 5 4 3 0 0 6 4
9 Rajon Rondo Starter PG 29:29 5-8 0-0 5-6 12.2 1.0 4 5 6 3 1 0 4 15
42 Tony Allen Bench SG 04:38 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
93 P.J. Brown Bench PF 03:23 0-1 0-0 0-0 -2.0 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0
28 Sam Cassell Bench PG 18:19 4-8 2-4 3-4 6.0 0.0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 13
11 Glen Davis Bench PF 04:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
41 James Posey Bench SF 25:26 2-4 2-4 2-2 4.2 0.0 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 8
0 Leon Powe Bench PF 13:07 0-3 0-0 1-2 0.8 3.0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1
  Team                   7         0  
        240 29-68 4-14 14-18 84.5 8 35 50 18 20 5 2 21 76
          42.6% 28.6% 77.8%                    

Cleveland Cavaliers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Delonte West
8.3p, 3.2r, 3.8a
Wally Szczerbiak
11.5p, 2.9r, 1.4a
LeBron James
30p, 7.9r, 7.2a
Ben Wallace
4.8p, 8.4r, 1.5a
Zydrunas Ilgauskas
14.1p, 9.3r, 1.4a
Rotation Daniel Gibson
10.4p, 2.3r, 2.5a
Sasha Pavlovic
7.4p, 2.5r, 1.6a
 
 
Joe Smith
10.1p, 5.2r, 0.9a
Anderson Varejao
6.7p, 8.3r, 1.1a

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Rajon Rondo
10.6p, 4.2r, 5.1a
Ray Allen
17.4p, 3.7r, 3.1a
Paul Pierce
19.6p, 5.1r, 4.5a
Kevin Garnett
18.8p, 9.2r, 3.4a
Kendrick Perkins
6.9p, 6.1r, 1.1a
Rotation Sam Cassell
11.2p, 2.5r, 3.9a
 
 
James Posey
7.4p, 4.4r, 1.5a
Leon Powe
7.9p, 4.1r, 0.3a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Tony Allen
6.6p, 2.2r, 1.5a
 
 
Glen Davis
4.5p, 3r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
P.J. Brown
2.2p, 3.8r, 0.6a
 
 

Cleveland Cavaliers Leaders

MPG LeBron James 41.1
FG% Dwayne Jones 1.000
3P% Billy Thomas .500
FT% Wally Szczerbiak 1.000
ORPG Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.9
DRPG LeBron James 8.1
RPG LeBron James 9.4
SPG LeBron James 1.3
APG LeBron James 7.9
BPG LeBron James 1.3
PPG LeBron James 27.3

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Ray Allen 37.7
FG% Kendrick Perkins .618
3P% Kevin Garnett 1.000
FT% P.J. Brown 1.000
ORPG Kevin Garnett 2.6
DRPG Kevin Garnett 6.1
RPG Kevin Garnett 8.8
SPG Kevin Garnett 2.0
APG Rajon Rondo 7.1
BPG Kendrick Perkins 1.8
PPG Kevin Garnett 21.9

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