Kyrie Irving plays better vs. the Celtics than the Wizards

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Boston Celtics or the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference Finals.

If the Cavs play the Wizards, Cleveland will have home-court advantage in the series. If the Celtics win the series, Boston will have home-court advantage against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Here are some notes how the Cavs played Washington and Boston this season:

  • Cleveland was 2-1 vs. Washington this year
  • Cleveland was 3-1 vs. Boston this year
  • LeBron James averaged 27 points and nine rebounds a game this season vs. the Wizards
  • James shot 54 percent from the field against Washington
  • James averaged 29 points, nine rebounds and nine assists a game vs. the Celtics
  • James shot 54 percent from the field against Boston
  • Kyrie Irving averaged 25 points a game vs. Washington this year
  • Irving shot 39 percent from the field vs. the Wizards
  • Irving averaged 25 points a game vs. Boston this year
  • Irving shot 53 percent from the field against the Celtics this season
  • As a team the Cavs shot 48 percent from the field against the Wizards
  • As a team the Cavs shot 47 percent from the field against the Celtics

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