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Showdown in Boston set for Wednesday night

Wednesday night's game with the Boston Celtics could be the biggest regular season game of the year for both teams

CLEVELAND--After playing 77 of the 82 regular season games, there might not be one more important than Wednesday night's game in Boston .

After the Cavaliers win over the Orlando Magic, the Cavs and Boston Celtics are tied with 50-27 records. The two teams will play Wednesday night in Boston at 8 pm in a nationally televised game on ESPN which will go a long way in determining who gets the top seed in the Eastern Conference. 

"(Orlando) was a big game for us, too," Tyrone Lue said.  "For us to get to (Wednesday's) game, we had  to win this one. We understood that and we really played Cavaliers basketball to get to that one. We know (Boston) is playing great and they play well at home, but it will be a good challenge for us."

After the game, both teams will have just four regular season games left. The winner will have a one-game lead for the top spot and also own the tie-breaker should the teams end up tying in overall record. 

After the game with the Celtics, the Cavs play the Hawks at home on Friday and then play in Atlanta on April 9. They will play the Heat in Miami on April 10 before finishing the season on April 12 at home  against the Raptors. 

The Cavaliers proved they could win on the road last season on their way to the NBA title as they clinched all four playoff series on the road.


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