Celtics vs. Cavaliers score: Live updates from Game 3 as Boston tries to re-take

The second round of the 2024 NBA playoffs continues on Saturday when the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Boston Celtics for Game 3. The Cavaliers have a chance to take the series lead on the top seed in the Eastern Conference as the best-of-seven series is knotted at one game apiece.

After being crushed in Game 1, Cleveland thrashed the Celtics on Boston’s home floor in Game 2 and notched a 24-point victory. Donovan Mitchell (29 points) was one of three 20-point scorers for Cleveland on a night in which his club shot 54.7% from the field. For the Celtics, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown (19 points) were both 7 of 17 from the field and Derrick White (10 points) was 3 of 11. White scored 25 points in Game 1.

Cavs center Jarrett Allen (ribs) has missed five straight games and is listed as questionable for Saturday. Boston big man Kristaps Porzingis (calf) will miss his fourth straight game.

Celtics vs. Cavaliers, Game 3 info

  • Time: 8:30 pm ET | Date: Saturday, May 11
  • Location: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse — Cleveland
  • TV channel: ABC | Streaming: fubo¬†(try for free)

CBS Sports will have live updates, analysis and highlights throughout tonight’s games. Follow along below.

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