Boston Celtics knew that the fourth seed was blocked when they came to play, but they played basically like any other regular season game. In addition to limiting the minutes of Al-Horford and Jeline Brown, Celtics used its regular rotation.
The strategy seemed to have damaged, because Boston lost Jason Tatum to the blue shin, and Marcus Smart – to the slanting tension on the path to a tough loss
FIRST QUARTER: For the first time, for the first time, there was a lot of Al-Horford and Kiriy Irving for Boston Celtics and NICOLA Nicola Wouchewicz for Orlando Magic. Voučević scored 1
THIRD FOUR: Celtics came out with little energy and their drive disappeared quickly. Evan Fournier and D. Ogustin got 15 points in Orlando at 35 points, while Boston leaned back to Horford and Irving. The real story of the quarter was Markus Smart, who descended with a thigh injury in the middle of the path. He collided with Vuchevich and, trying to stay in the game, needed to help in the locker room. Meanwhile, Orlando has been in the lead for seven before he settled in the middle, entering the fourth. upon returning Kyrie Irving and hot pursuit of Jeline Brown, cut to four. Kyrie and Ross traded shots but Irving was able to cut it to one twice. He took him until 2:40. At the other end of the floor, Daniel Theis was furiously defending the edge to keep Boston out. Boston missed some chances to take advantage, and Orlando put the game out of reach with a 6-0 run.
Game status: Orlando had 22 points from 14 Boston turns and 17-9 edges at multiple points. In Boston for too long it was too long and he could try another late return
TO THE NEXT / STANDARD TIME: Washington. The damage affects the fourth seed of Celtics, and now they are going to face Indiana in the first round of the playoffs.