Mike Francesas (@MikeFrisas) October 18, 2017 The Cavaliers (14-4) beat the Celtics (13-5) 115-105 Wednesday night for their third consecutive win.
It’s the first time the two teams have played in Boston since 2012-13.
Cleveland was able to rally from a 17-point first-quarter deficit and took a 14-4 lead into halftime.
After that, the Celtics went on a 10-0 run to take a 13-point lead.
Isaiah Thomas and Kelly Olynyk added 15 points apiece for the Celtics.
Boston led by 13 at halftime, but the Cavs closed it out with a 10.6-point second-half lead.
Afterward, the Cavs announced they were taking the night off for personal reasons.
Isaiah Thomas had 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for Boston.
Kyrie Irving had 22 and 10 rebounds.
The Celtics are coming off a 100-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
It’s the fourth time this season the Cavs have lost two straight at home.
James Harden had 24 points and nine rebounds.
James Jones had 19 points for the Cavaliers.
The Celtics have won two straight in Cleveland and are 8-2 at TD Garden.