The Cavaliers leads the Celtics 51-50 at halftime in Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs.
The Cavaliers are looking to take a 2-0 series lead on the Celtics, after winning Game 1 on Sunday, 113-100. Much like Game 1, the Cavs started off cold, starting the game down 16-8 in the first quarter. The Cavs would go on a 10-4 run to get within reach and would end the quarter only down one point, 26-25. J.R Smith is off to a cold start shooting 0-of-3 from the three point arc. Kyrie on the other hand, picked up where he left off shooting 5-of-8 with 12-points.
Cavaliers halftime stats:
Kyrie Irving- 12 points, 2 assist
LeBron James- 11 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assist
Kevin Love- 7 points, 3 rebounds
Timofey Mozgov- 10 points.
The next two games will be played in Boston, if necessary Game 5 will be played at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday.