Rozier steals the show in Celtics win

by Olga Hunt January 13, 2018, 3:34
Rozier steals the show in Celtics win

Despite being out of action for seven months due to injury, National Basketball Association point guard Isaiah Thomas returned to the court looking like his All-Star self, as his team, Cleveland Cavaliers, defeated the Portland Trailblazers 127-110. Nurkic, a 7-footer, went down hard when he appeared to be hit by James on a drive in the second quarter. Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart each scored 15 and Jaylen Brown 14 as Boston (31-10) won its fourth straight. If Thomas plays well and wins a championship together with James, the latter may just decide to play out his final years in Cleveland. He suggested Thomas's video tribute should be sent to him by the Celtics "on Twitter or Instagram".

He looked at the camera, pounded his heart three times and waved.

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Now that the overwhelming distraction has been taken out of the game, the Celtics are the healthiest they have been since the first game of the season, and they are the most rested and well practiced they have been in over a month, the Celtics could not be in a better position to take on the Cavaliers right now.

"I wasn't expecting nothing to happen, especially this time with them asking not to do the tribute", Thomas said after the game, per ESPN's Chris Forsberg. "I just wanted my family to be here to see it". "Thats what it came down to".

"And they wanted me to attack so I tried to do the best I could in the minutes I got".

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During his weekly appearance on Boston sports radio 98.5 the Sports Hub on Thursday morning, Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said he didn't see any problem with the brief tribute to Thomas. "It just - I always say, people always brought the trade up". So there's no hard feelings to anybody in this city or anybody in this organization.

Whether Thomas was playing with the starters at the end of the first quarter or with the Bench Mob later on, he showed the ability to attack the basket, get into the paint and create shots - either for himself or teammates.

This is going to be one of the last opportunities for the Celtics to gain ground on the Cavaliers, but a win also gives them the kind of cushion that could be too much to overcome. He could have found my address somehow. "Have I forgiven Danny? I can't thank them enough". "So, yeah, were good". He contributed with 28 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block and 4 threes with 4 turnovers in 33 minutes. Harden was sidelined by a strained left hamstring. Bradley Beal scored 27, John Wall added 25 with nine assists and the host Wizards beat the Knicks 121-103. He had 17 points in 19 minutes in a win over Portland, and looked sharp and efficient in doing so.

LeBron James scored 24 points, Kevin Love had 19 and Jae Crowder added 15 for the Cavs, who were coming off losses at Golden State, Sacramento and Utah. The 76ers snapped a 12-game losing streak to the Spurs.

Portland are back home for two games starting Saturday morning against Atlanta.

The Heat are three games over.500 for the first time since April 2016 after Kelly Olynyk, Goran Dragic and Josh Richardson each had at least 22 points in a 111-104 victory against Detroit.

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