The Cleveland Cavaliers beating the Boston Celtics on 5 April in the Celtics' own turf at the Boston Garden has some mighty implications. This is the much-awaited showdown between the two top teams in the Eastern Conference. The NBA latest news says the Cavs' chances of reaching the playoffs, and after that, the championships, have just received a mighty boost.
Before the game opened, both the Celtics and the Cavaliers were tied at 50-27. But everyone in Boston Garden knows that only one team will end up the winner. Bostonians hoped that it will be their team. However, at the end of the buzzer, it was 114-91 in favor of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Now, the latest NBA news says the Cavs' record is 51-27, while it is 50-28 for Boston. The starters of the Cavaliers did better than their counterparts in Boston. All of Cleveland's five starters posted double digits while only three of the Celtics' five starters were able to rake up the same feat. This underscores the record-breaking performance of the Cleveland Cavaliers that makes them a shoo-in for the playoffs, and possibly another NBA title this season.
In this regard, the latest NBA news surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers will make its fans happy. It appears that the Cavs are rewriting the records of the league in more ways than one. For instance, the Cavs became the third team in NBA history that knocked down 1,000 three-pointers in one season. The other two teams who have achieved this feat are the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets.
King James is also breaking some NBA records. According to the latest NBA news, Lebron James also made history in Cleveland Cavaliers' match against the Orlando Magic last Tuesday night. He pumped in at least 10 points in his 788th game in the league. This feat moved him past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as far as the all-time list for clocking in double figures in consecutive games is concerned.