BOSTON – We've seen our share of dynasties in the NBA over the years.
But the leadership of two franchises in three different stints to the conference finale or NBA final eight years in a row is impressive.
Yet that is the world that LeBron created James. Here you can understand why some talented teams (Toronto) just hit James and his teammates or bring him to the brink of end-of-season defeat (Indiana) just so that James plays all the games when the game is most important to keep his season Teams alive.
However, the mental makeup of this Celtics team is unlike any other team in the league, so the C's confidence in Game 1 of this best-of-Seven Eastern Conference final with the Cleveland Cavaliers today could be at TD Garden not be much higher than it is now.
This is the same Celtics team who won by 26 points in the second half to beat Houston, the same team that has stolen more than their share. She recovers not only through a tough stance, but also through a certain degree of confidence that few teams that have faced James will bring to the table at this time of year.
That's because so much attention is in focus As for dealing with James, the Celtics have a bigger, better, caged focus that's all about one thing: beat the Cavs.
It might sound easy, but we've seen a lot of teams spend a lot of time wondering how to deal with James instead of taking a bigger perspective and seeing what's needed to eliminate the Cavs.
Celtics' Jaylen Brown believes his team's game will be positive He also believes Boston's proven track record of tackling basketball adversity is good for them.
"This team is the most mentally tough team I've ever been in," Brown said. We have many people who have nothing to lose. If you have such a team that does not step back from anyone and is tough and tough, you can do it all.
And in their eyes, that means doing the seemingly unthinkable – eliminating LeBron James and the Cavs.
Several Boston players admitted that so many people doubt their ability to move from one round to the next – Although they are the higher offspring in both the first and second rounds, they have only made them dig deeper and focus more on showing their wrongdoers wrong.
"We would No matter who we are, "Guard Terry Rozier said," We did not want to just let the teams in and fool us. We were number two for a reason. With injuries, without injuries, we reached the number two, so we have shown great performances throughout the season.
Rozier added, "We'd rather count you, we do not want anyone on our side to do us any good, we better play with our backs against the wall."
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