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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 am

BASKETBALL

NBA

PLAYOFFS

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Boston 2, Cleveland 0

May 13: Boston 108, Cleveland 83

May 15: Boston 107, Cleveland 94

Saturday: Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

Monday: Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

x-May 23: Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m.

x-May 25: Boston at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m.

x-May 27: Cleveland at Boston, 8:30 p.m.

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Golden State 1, Houston 0

May 14: Golden State 119, Houston 106

Wed.: Golden State at Houston, 9 p.m.

Sun.: Houston at Golden State, 8 p.m.

Tue.: Houston at Golden State, 9 p.m.

x-May 24: Golden St. at Houston, 9 p.m.

x-May 26: Houston at Golden St., 9 p.m.

x-May 28: Golden St. at Houston, 9 p.m.

CELTICS 107,

CAVALIERS 94

CLEVELAND (94): James 16-29 5-10 42, Love 9-18 2-2 22, Thompson 4-6 0-0 8, Hill 1-4 1-2 3, Smith 0-7 0-0 0, Nance Jr. 0-1 0-0 0, Green 2-5 1-2 6, Osman 0-0 0-0 0, Calderon 0-0 0-0 0, Hood 1-2 0-0 2, Korver 4-8 1-1 11. Totals 37-80 10-17 94.

BOSTON (107): Tatum 5-12 0-0 11, Morris 5-14 1-1 12, Horford 5-13 4-5 15, Rozier 7-16 2-2 18, Brown 9-18 2-4 23, Ojeleye 0-0 2-2 2, Nader 1-1 0-0 2, Yabusele 0-0 0-0 0, Baynes 4-7 0-0 9, Monroe 1-2 2-2 4, Smart 3-9 4-4 11. Totals 40-92 17-20 107.

Cleveland 27 28 22 17 94
Boston 23 25 36 23 107

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 10-31 (James 5-11, Korver 2-5, Love 2-6, Green 1-3, Hill 0-2, Smith 0-4), Boston 10-31 (Brown 3-8, Rozier 2-8, Baynes 1-1, Smart 1-3, Tatum 1-3, Horford 1-4, Morris 1-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 45 (Love 15), Boston 46 (Horford 10). Assists—Cleveland 18 (James 12), Boston 24 (Smart 9). Total Fouls—Cleveland 21, Boston 18. Technicals—Thompson, Smith, Morris, Smart. A—18,624 (18,624).

DRAFT ORDER

Draft: June 21

At Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

FIRST ROUND

1. Phoenix

2. Sacramento

3. Atlanta

4. Memphis

5. Dallas

6. Orlando

7. Chicago

8. Brooklyn (to Cleveland)

9. New York

10. LA Lakers (to Philadelphia)

11. Charlotte

12. Detroit (to LA Clippers)

13. LA Clippers

14. Denver

15. Washington

16. Miami (to Phoenix)

17. Milwaukee

18. San Antonio

19. Minnesota (to Atlanta)

20. Okla. City (to Minnesota via Utah)

21. Utah

22. New Orleans (to Chicago)

23. Indiana

24. Portland

25. Cleveland (to LA Lakers)

26. Philadelphia

27. Boston

28. Golden State

29. Toronto (to Brooklyn)

30. Houston (to Atlanta via LA Clippers)

SECOND ROUND

31. Phoenix

32. Memphis

33./34. Atlanta

33./34. Dallas

35. Orlando

36./37. Sacramento

36./37. Chicago (to N.Y. via Oklahoma City)

38. Brooklyn (to Philadelphia)

39. New York (to Philadelphia)

40. LA Lakers (to Brooklyn via Toronto via Orlando)

41. Charlotte (to Orlando via Phoenix via Memphis)

42. Detroit

43. LA Clippers (to Denver via New York via Philadelphia)

44. Washington

45. Milwaukee (to Brooklyn)

46. Miami (to Houston via Memphis)

47. Denver (to Los Angeles Lakers via Chicago via Utah)

48. Minnesota

49. San Antonio

50. Indiana

51. New Orleans

52. Utah

53. Oklahoma City

54. Portland (to Dallas via Denver)

55. Cleveland (to Charlotte via Brooklyn via Philadelphia)

56. Philadelphia

57. Boston (to Oklahoma City)

58. Golden State (to Denver)

59. Toronto (to Phoenix)

60. Houston (to Philadelphia)

Note: Teams that finished the regular season with identical records will select in the second round in inverse order of the order in which they select in the first round. With respect to ties between lottery teams: Since the order of selection in the first round for these sets of teams may change based on the results of the Draft Lottery, the order of selection in the second round cannot be determined until after the Draft Lottery is conducted on May 15.