NBA on Friday, 5-19-2017

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The Cavaliers pushed their 2017 postseason record to 9-0 on Wednesday night, with a 13-point victory over Boston that really was not even that close. Cleveland had entered the game as a 4.5 point favorite, a spread they covered by 8.5 points. At the time of this writing, they are once again a 4.5 point favorite. Boston was originally installed as a 5.5 point underdog, but the line has moved a full point since it opened. With the victory, the Cavs took a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals and are now looking to steal another road victory on Friday night in this best-of-seven series. The Celtics still lead the all-time head-to-head postseason series 18-17, and the overall series 142-95.... Read More