5 takeaways: Celtics advance to 23rd NBA FinalsBrown shines in Game 4 win, snags East Finals MVPCeltics follow familiar script to complete sweepNBA legend Bill Walton passes away at 71Irving doing it all for Mavs as NBA Finals loom

5 takeaways: Celtics advance to 23rd NBA Finals

Boston punches its NBA Finals ticket with terrific 2-way play in clutch minutes, while Indiana's future looks extremely bright.

Brown shines in Game 4 win, snags East Finals MVP

Jaylen Brown dominates throughout the East Finals, earning the series MVP award with more excellence in Game 4.

NBA legend Bill Walton passes away at 71

The Hall of Fame center was an NBA MVP, Finals MVP and named to the NBA's 50th and 75th Anniversary Teams.

Irving doing it all for Mavs as NBA Finals loom

Kyrie Irving's commitment to defense and leadership are huge reasons why the Mavericks are dominating the Timberwolves.

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