In both the Eastern and Western Conference Finals series, the first two games have gone to the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers respectively. The Boston Celtics bounced back in Game 3 and avoided a 3-0 deficit. The Denver Nuggets look to do the same tonight.
Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart says the locker-room bust-up following last week's defeat to the Miami Heat has brought the team closer together as they chase a series-levelling victory on Wednesday. Smart reportedly stormed out of the Celtics dressing room after Boston blew a 17-point lead before slumping to a 106-101 loss to Miami in game two of the NBA Eastern Conference finals last Thursday.
Netflix's sports docuseries The Playbook starts with a riveting episode on NBA coach Doc Rivers, who led the 2008 Celtics to their first NBA championship in 22 years. But as Rivers recalls in the episode, the 2008 title was far from a foregone conclusion.