Celtics lose Game 7 to Heat, 101-88, fall short in attempt at improbable title run
AP MIAMI — The Miami Heat's win over the Boston Celtics to reach the NBA finals has drawn the highest preliminary television rating for an NBA playoff game on cable since records started being kept in 2003. Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals
MIAMI — LeBron James finally got a Game 7 victory, on his third try. Next up, the NBA finals – and his third try at that elusive first championship.
The knock on the Boston Celtics going into the 2012 NBA Playoffs, and at every stage thereafter, was that the team's offense was just too mediocre to sustain a long run. But on the strength of the team's elite defense, excellent
By Peter Martin: Subscribe to Peter's RSS feed The Boston Celtics were eliminated from the 2012 playoffs on Saturday night in a 101-88 loss to the Miami Heat. But for this incarnation of the Celtics it means more than the end of a single season.
It doesn't get much bigger than that on the NBA landscape and it will take place on Saturday in South Florida when the Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics in the deciding game of the Eastern Conference finals. James, of course, is fresh off his