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Celtics-Cavs Game 3 snapshot

Posted by Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff  May 7, 2010 11:03 PM

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Points Garnett 19 James 38
Rebounds Rondo 5 Jamison 12
Assists Rondo 8 Williams/James 7
Steals Rondo (2 others) 1 James (2 others) 1

First quarter, Cavaliers 36-17:LeBron James outscored the Celtics by himself, 21-17, as the Cavaliers shot 67 percent from the field.

Second quarter, Cavaliers 65-43: The Cavaliers shot 63 percent from the field in the first half, while the Celtics mustered only 10 rebounds before halftime. James had 28 points at the break.

Third quarter, Cavaliers 96-70: The Celtics showed no signs of a comeback and the Cavaliers actually increased their lead.

Fourth quarter, Cavaliers 124-95: Cleveland put it on cruise control and both teams emptied their benches. Things got a little chippy when Kevin Garnett was called for a technical foul at the 8:33 mark.

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