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NBA playoffs 2017: Wizards vs. Celtics Game 7 score, highlights, live updates

  NBA playoffs 2017: Wizards vs. Celtics Game 7 score, highlights, live updates The heated NBA playoff series between the Wizards and Celtics is nearing its conclusion. Game 7 in the teams' Eastern Conference semifinal series takes place Monday night at TD Garden in Boston. The Wizards forced a deciding game by beating the Celtics in a controversial Game 6 in D.C. on Friday. John Wall's 3-point basket proved to be the difference for Washington.SN GAME CENTER: Wizards-Celtics live statsSporting News will provide updates and highlights from the matchup below. Scroll back through to follow the action from this winner-take-all Game 7.Wizards vs. Cetlics Game 7 score, updatesFirst quarter8:17 p.m.

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Game 3 of the NBA's Eastern Conference finals can't be much worse than Game 2, when the second-seeded Cavaliers led the top-seeded Celtics by 41 points at the half and won the game by 44 in Boston.

Then again, the Celtics won't have point guard Isaiah Thomas on Sunday night, or for the remainder of the postseason, because of a hip injury that will be examined Monday. Marcus Smart is taking Thomas' place in the starting lineup.

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Plus, the series has moved to Cleveland with the defending NBA champion Cavs already up two games to none.

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Get live stats from Sunday night's Eastern Conference finals Game 3 with SN's live scoreboard, and scroll down for live updates and highlights.

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The Cavaliers and Warriors seemed destined to meet in the NBA Finals with undefeated playoff records as each team tore through its half of the playoff bracket.The Celtics' window of opportunity to steal a game or two, if not more, against the Cavs in the Eastern Conference finals appeared to be closing with All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas sidelined with an injury and the Celtics trailing by 21 points in the third quarter of Game 3. Then Boston rallied, Avery Bradley's 3-point shot took a friendly bounce and dropped in with a tenth of second remaining, and the Celtics had a 111-108 victory in Cleveland.


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