1. Jayson Tatum!
Tatum becomes the first rookie since Jack Sikma (in 1978) to score 300+ points in a postseason. He now has nine 20+ point games in the playoffs, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the all-time rookie list. The crazy thing is if the Celtics go on to the NBA Finals, he will likely be the runaway leader in that category even before that series ends.
If this kid ain't the real deal, I don't know who is!
2. More Celtics...
The Boston Celtics is the first team with 10 consecutive Read More
1. LeBron and Iso Joe's career earnings.
In case you don't remember, Joe Johnson is still in the league with the Houston Rockets. But did you know that LeBron James "only" made $19 million more than JJ in their whole career?
LeBron James - $233,893,001
Joe Johnson - $214,797,154
Speaking of LeBron, his six 40-point games are the most in a single postseason since Allen Iverson in 2001. Only Jerry West (8 in 1965) and Michael Jordan (7 in 1989) have more in NBA history. Read More
1. The Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 marks the first time in the playoffs that LeBron James did not lead the Cavaliers in BOTH points and assists.
Kevin Love led the team with 17 points.
2. Home Sweet Home
The Celtics have won eight straight playoff games at the TD Garden after the 108-83 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals Game 1.
3. One streak continues, while another ends.
Jayson Tatum's streak of 20+ points games ends at 7 tonight. The blowout does not help but I'm Read More