CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics battled it out Sunday in the first game of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Cavs took the win, they now lead the series 1-0.
The first quarter didn't start out as strong for the Cavs, trailing the Celtics for most of it. But in the second quarter, they turned it around, pulling away to take a 62-54 lead at halftime. Kyrie Irving lead at the half with 20 points.
The Celtics made an attempt at the Cavs lead, coming within 6 points later in the third. The Cavaliers continued to pull away though, taking a 91-76 lead to go into the fourth quarter.
The Cavs really ran away with it in the fourth, widening the gap and taking the biggest lead they had all game.
This series is the first time the Cavs have reached the playoffs since 2010. And fans don't need to worry if they don't have tickets, click here for a complete list of Watch Party locations.
Sta connected throughout this entire first series on social media with the official hashtag for the 2015 Cavaliers NBA Playoffs #ALLinCLE.
The Cavs 1st Round playoff schedule is as follows:
— Game 1 – Sun., 4/19 3 p.m. (in Cleveland)
— Game 2 – Tues., 4/21, 7 p.m. (in Cleveland)
— Game 3 – Thurs., 4/23, 7 p.m. (in Boston)
— Game 4 – Sun., 4/26, 1 p.m. (in Boston)