Cavs, Celtics to face off Wednesday in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Finals

Cavs, Celtics to face off Wednesday in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Finals

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Cavaliers will play the Boston Celtics in the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals.

The Celtics beat the Washington Wizards in Monday's Game 7 to advance.

The Celtics will have home court advantage in the ECF. Game 1 is slated to tip in Boston at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Cavs have not played basketball since May 7, after sweeping the Toronto Raptors.

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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