Celtics’ early burst leads to Game 1 rout of LeBron and the Cavs

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BOSTON — As LeBron James waited to inbound the ball late in the first half of Sunday’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, a single piece of green confetti danced toward him.

It was not a premature celebration for a Boston Celtics team building what would be a 26-point halftime lead — the worst postseason deficit ever endured by a James-led team — nor was it a troll of the Philadelphia 76ers and their Game 3 snafu last round.

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  • The confetti, though — merely leftover from a concert Saturday night at TD Garden — was foretelling of the Game 1 dismantling the

    Article source: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/23495189/early-burst-leads-celtics-game-1-rout-lebron-cavaliers-nba

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