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Eastern Conference Finals

Celtics vs. Magic | Celtics Win 4-2

Game 1

BOS
92

@

ORL
88

OT

Sun. May 16 3:30 PM ET on ABC

Game 2

BOS
95

@

ORL
92

OT

Tue. May 18 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

Game 3

ORL
71

@

BOS
94

OT

Sat. May 22 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

Game 4

ORL
96

@

BOS
92

OT

Mon. May 24 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

Game 5

BOS
92

@

ORL
113

OT

Wed. May 26 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

Game 6

ORL
84

@

BOS
96

OT

Fri. May 28 8:30 PM ET on ESPN

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
90.7 93.5 0.430 0.338 0.718

No. 0 Seed

Season Record: 0-0
series stats
ppg opp fg% 3P% ft%
93.5 90.7 0.441 0.406 0.769

Game 6: Celtics 96, Magic 84

Celtics make second trip to the Finals in three years

Paul Pierce scored 31 points as the Celtics avoided the biggest playoff collapse in league history and earned a chance to hang an unprecedented 18th championship banner from the rafters.

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Video & Analysis

Destination Finals

Relive the Boston Celtics dramatic march to this year's NBA Finals.

    NBA TV's Game Time

    Two words can explain why the Celtics won the series -- 'Doc Rivers.'

      Bench Strength

      Nate Robinson talks to NBA TV about his strong play coming off the bench.

        Opinion

        Early Vacation

        Boston sends home another All-NBA player on their way to the Finals.

          Eastern Finals Award

          The Celtics receive their trophy after winning the Eastern Conference finals.

            Photo Gallery

            Game 6 Action

            Check out the best shots from Game 6 between the Celtics and Magic.

              Game 5: Magic 113, Celtics 92

              Magic put Celtics' trip to Finals on hold again

              After failing to complete the sweep, the Celtics allowed the Magic to stave off elimination for a second straight time as Orlando sends the Eastern Conference finals back to Boston.

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              Video & Analysis

              Game 6 Lookahead

              The NBA TV crew breaks down Friday's critical Game 6 in Boston.

                Postgame: Rivers

                Boston coach Doc Rivers talks about trying to close out the Orlando Magic.

                  Postgame: Magic Duo

                  Dwight Howard and Jameer Nelson talk about what it took to win Game 5.

                    Postgame: Van Gundy

                    Stan Van Gundy identifies the factors that helped Orlando win Game 5.

                      Opinion

                      Battered and Bruised

                      From injuries to an ejection, what's next for Boston after a wacky Game 5?

                        Photo Gallery

                        Game 5 Action

                        Check out some of the best photos from the Magic's season-extending win.

                          Game 4: Magic 96, Celtics 92

                          Nelson, Howard lead Magic to Game 4 win in OT

                          Jameer Nelson and Dwight Howard scored all of the Magic's points in overtime to help avoid elimination and send the series back to Orlando with a thrilling win in Game 4.

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                          Video & Analysis

                          Game 5 Lookahead

                          NBA TV's Mike Fratello and Kevin McHale take a look at what to expect in Game 5.

                            Opinion

                            When Nelson Attacks

                            Jameer Nelson got aggressive in Game 4 and the Magic got a win.

                              Howard and Nelson

                              Dwight Howard and Jameer Nelson share their thoughts on Orlando's win.

                              Postgame: Allen

                              Ray Allen says the Celtics need to make sure to get rest before Game 5.

                              Postgame: Van Gundy

                              Stan Van Gundy says the Magic's toughness made a difference in Game 4.

                                Photo Gallery

                                Game 4 Action

                                Check out the best images from the OT thriller in Game 4 at TD Garden.

                                  Game 3: Celtics 94, Magic 71

                                  Celtics push Magic to the brink of elimination

                                  The Celtics moved a win away from their second NBA Finals trip in three years, and the Magic barely put up a fight. Rajon Rondo's double-double sparked Boston to a Game 2 win and a 3-0 lead in the series.

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                                  Video & Analysis

                                  Game 4 Lookahead

                                  The NBA TV crew looks if the Magic can stay alive in Game 4.

                                    Postgame: Rivers

                                    Rivers talks about Rondo's big game and what Boston expects in Game 4.

                                      Postgame: Howard

                                      The Magic big man says Orlando is not giving up on the series.

                                        Game 3's Top Plays

                                        Watch the best plays from Boston's convincing Game 3 win over Orlando.

                                          Opinion

                                          Big Green Machine

                                          Orlando is set to become the next victim in Boston's march to The Finals.

                                            Photo Gallery

                                            Game 3 Action

                                            Check out the best photos from the Celtics win over the Magic in Game 3.

                                              Game 2: Celtics 95, Magic 92

                                              Pierce, Celtics hold off Magic late for 2-0 lead

                                              The Magic had all the momentum coming into the series, but another terrific effort from Paul Pierce has the Celtics heading back to Boston with a commanding 2-0 series lead after a close win in Game 2.

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                                              Game 3 Lookahead

                                              The NBA TV crew takes a look at what's ahead in Game 3 on Saturday.

                                                Postgame: Rondo

                                                Rajon Rondo says he doesn't mind playing 45 minutes when needed.

                                                Postgame: Van Gundy

                                                The Magic's frustrated coach says Orlando has a lot to work on.

                                                Postgame: Rivers

                                                Doc Rivers discusses the keys to the Celtics win in Game 2.

                                                  Opinion

                                                  Celtic Pride

                                                  The rejuvenation of the Celtics has become the story of this postseason.

                                                    Photo Gallery

                                                    Game 2 Action

                                                    Check out the best images from the Celtics win over the Magic in Game 2.

                                                      Game 1: Celtics 92, Magic 88

                                                      Magic claw back, but Celtics steal Game 1

                                                      After building a double-digit lead, the Celtics were on pace to blowing out the Magic. But Orlando battled back only to fall just short of the win, suffering its first loss of the playoffs.

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                                                      Video & Analysis

                                                      Game 2 Lookahead

                                                      What do the Orlando Magic need to do to turn things around for Game 2?

                                                        Postgame: Van Gundy

                                                        Stan Van Gundy reveals what doomed the Magic in their Game 1 loss at home.

                                                          Postgame: Carter

                                                          Vince Carter breaks down the Magic's shaky Game 1 and how they will adjust.

                                                          All-Access

                                                          Go inside the huddle for both teams as the coaches give out instructions.

                                                            Opinion

                                                            'Gotta Be Physical'

                                                            Rasheed Wallace may be a thorn in the side of the Orlando Magic.

                                                              Photo Gallery

                                                              Game 1 Action

                                                              Take a look at a few of the best action shots from Game 1 in Orlando.

                                                                Magic-Celtics Series Preview

                                                                Howard, Magic ready for grudge match with Celtics

                                                                After sweeping their first two opponents, the Magic should get a tougher task against the Celtics, who are fresh off their surprising series victory over the top-seeded Cavaliers.

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                                                                Video & Analysis

                                                                East Finals Preview

                                                                NBA TV breaks down the East finals between the Celtics and Magic.

                                                                Vince Carter's Impact

                                                                Eric Snow and Brent Barry discuss the play of Vince Carter in the Playoffs.

                                                                  'Winner': Magic

                                                                  Check out some of the best highlights in Orlando's impressive sweep.

                                                                  C'ing Is Believing

                                                                  LeBron and the top-seeded Cavaliers didn't lose, the Celtics won.

                                                                    Dethrone The King

                                                                    The Celtics used the power of teamwork to oust the NBA's best team.

                                                                      All Together Now

                                                                      The Magic are 8-0 this postseason and playing like a complete team.

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