History was made in the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics were just on the wrong side of it.
Thanks to a perfect storm of their own sharp shooting and the Celtics’ struggles, the Cavaliers built a record-setting 41-point halftime lead:
The Cavaliers 41-point lead is the largest halftime lead in NBA postseason history. ? pic.twitter.com/EfbdWOzX57
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 20, 2017
Almost everything the Cavs threw at the basket seemed to fall, including this buzzer-beater from J.R. Smith: