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NBA Playoffs: Celtics Stun Cavs, Take 2-0 Series Lead

(Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)

(Photo by Phil Ellsworth / ESPN Images)

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points to lead the Boston Celtics to victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-94. Boston now has a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals as the series shifts to Cleveland.

Terry Rozier chipped in 18 points, while Al Horford finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Boston still remains undefeated in the postseason at the TD Garden.

LeBron James tried to will his team to victory with 42 points, 12 assists, and 10 rebounds to no avail. Kevin Love finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Kyle Korver added 11 points off the bench for Cleveland in the loss, while starters Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, and George Hill combined for just 11 points on 5-of-17 shooting.

Game 3 will be played on Sunday in Cleveland as the Cavaliers will look to protect their home court and even the series at 2-2.

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