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Even though the Cleveland Cavaliers were embarrassed in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals by the Boston Celtics on Sunday at TD Garden, the beatdown didn’t affect LeBron James’ incredible basketball IQ.
After the Cavaliers closed to within striking distance (if a 14-point deficit can be considered striking distance), the Celtics quickly went on a 7-0 run to close the deal.
In the postgame press conference, James was asked by the great Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal what happened at the beginning of the fourth quarter, James showed just how much of a hoops savant he truly is.
Reporter: "What happened early in the fourth quarter?"
LeBron James: (Initiates photographic memory) pic.twitter.com/KLbkjCA2Wy
— Ben Golliver (@BenGolliver) May 13, 2018
Just to back him up, here’s a copy of the play-by-pay chart for that stretch of the game: