Here are the scores, updates, and results of the NBA 2021-2022 Regular Season between the Cleveland Cavaliers (CLE) vs the Boston Celtics (BOS) on November 14, 2021 (All times are in Philippine Standard Time) at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
The Cleveland Cavaliers rallied up in the second half and overcame the commanding 19-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 91-89.
The Cavs held the Celtics to only 15 points in the fourth quarter against their 29 points within the same quarter. With 9.4 seconds left, Darius Garland sank a pair of free throws to give the team a two-point lead and to win the game. Overall, the guard scored 22 points and dished out six assists.
On the other end, Schroder looks to send the matchup to overtime by taking a difficult, high-arcing shot. However, he was not able to deliver it. The German player of the Celtics continued his magnificent outputs from his previous performance where he scored 38 big points against the Bucks in Boston. In this game, Schroder tallied 28 points and drilled two three-point shots.
The Celtics had their biggest lead in the third quarter at 72-53 with 3:05 remaining in the quarter. The Cavs then answered back with a dominating 24-4 run.
In their run, Mobley dropped shots after shots on the opposing team to keep their hopes alive. The young center nearly finished the game with a double-double, scoring 19 points while grabbing nine boards. Not only him, but Rubio as well who scored 16 points and made two charity stripe shots to give his team the lead at 77-76 with 6:43 remaining. The Spaniard also lobbed a pass to Allen for a thunderous jam, giving the team a two-point lead.
After Allen scored, Jayson Tatum then answered back on the other end of the court with an open jump shot to tie the game. The Celtics’ efforts were great, but it was not enough to hold back the resiliency of the home team.
Cavaliers vs Celtics
20-9; 32-29; 22-24; 15-29
Cavaliers (91) – Garland 22, Mobley 19, Rubio 16, Allen 11, Osman 9
Celtics (89) – Schroder 28, Tatum 21, Williams III 12, Williams 11