The Celtics bounced back with a big win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals after getting blown out in two games in Cleveland. Brad Stevens crew looked reinvigorated and crisp in front of the home fans and toppled a winded LeBron and his lackluster supporting cast.
Even another A game in front of their home fans to take a 3-2 series lead, Colin doesn’t think Boston will close out the series in Cleveland in Game 6 because they’ve show they’re too young to win on the road and were finished a quarter into Games 3 and 4.
Colin predicts Boston fans’ overconfidence will quickly switch to anxiety if Cleveland wins Game 6 and the reality of facing LeBron James in a Game 7 sets in. Regardless of their playoff home record taking on James in a conference finals Game 7 is no easy task, even with his G-League supporting cast.