It wasn't all about the Big Three. Cleveland's support team helped key a big Game 1 win for the Cavaliers.
Isaiah Thomas finished second in the Sixth Man voting, but has been a primary offensive focal point for the Celtics.
The Celtics have a lot to clean up before Game 2 versus the Cavaliers, but Avery Bradley and Brad Stevens believe their team is up to the task.
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens had a bad feeling when the Celtics were tied early with the Cavaliers in Game 1.
The Greatest of All Time announces his arrival
Raptors guard Lou Williams was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year on Monday, becoming the first player in team history to win the award.
With LeBron James' help, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love had successful playoff debuts during the Cavaliers' Game 1 win over the Celtics.
Despite trailing the Cavs by as many as 20, there were positives for Boston and Brad Stevens, who is armed with fresh, ready-for-dissection game film.
Kyrie Irving leads all scorers with 30 points while LeBron James adds 20 points and seven assists in Cleveland's 113-100 win over Boston.
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-1
Lisa Salters speaks with Kyrie Irving about Cleveland's 113-100 win over Boston in Game 1 in which Irving leads the Cavaliers with 30 points.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward James Jones ends the third quarter with a 3-point buzzer-beater in Sunday's playoff opener against the Boston Celtics.
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving closes out the first half of Cleveland's first-round series opener against the Celtics with a 3-point buzzer-beater.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James breaks away to the rim and throws down a monster one-handed slam during Sunday's game against the Celtics.
CLEVELAND -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who has proved to be as good at Facebook as he is at football, utilized social media to offer support for the Boston Celtics before Sunday's Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk drives to the basket and throws down a nice one-handed slam in Sunday's first-round playoff opener against the Cavs.
The Boston Celtics believe they can compete with the Cleveland Cavaliers because of coach Brad Stevens.
The Boston Celtics are not stressed about a first-round matchup with the heavily favored Cavaliers.
The Indiana Pacers have won a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz, giving them slightly better odds at winning the draft lottery.
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens said you can debate the MVP, but you can't debate who the best player in the league is.
Evan Turner has reinvented himself by quelling the negative perceptions that had been pinned on him and embracing Brad Stevens' philosophy.
Celtics and Bucks head to playoffs
Dave Tuley and Erin Rynning detail how to bet the 2015 NBA playoffs, including Vegas rankings, best bets and picks for every series.
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts which East teams will advance to Round 2.
Jared Sullinger, who is still trying to find his game since his surprising early return from injury, could be a wild card against the Cavs.
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