Can the Celtics compete w/ LeBron in the East Finals?
This may be the year the Cavaliers-Al Horford jokes end , so says Justin Rowan of FearTheSword. But his prediction will draw some laughs. “My heart is telling me Cavs in 5 , my gut is telling me it’s a sweep. " These two teams don't look the way they anticipated to when many predicted Boston and Cleveland to be here before the season , but here they are anyway and the two fanbases will meet head-on as they always do. Brad Stevens is 1-8 vs. Cleveland in the playoffs , but now has a chance to reach his first NBA Finals if he can overcome the hump. We discuss the Cavs' read-and-react approach that will challenge the Celts' elite defense , Marcus Morris' past success against LeBron , Justin comparing Jayson Tatum to Tobias Harris preseason and which Tristan Thompson we'll see in this series. Plus , Justin asks how vital it is for Stevens to actually compete in this series and prove his prediction wrong?