The Boston Celtics preserved their season on Friday night, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 108-95 in Game 6 (on the road in Wisconsin).
During the game, Celtics legend Paul Pierce sent out a tweet that will have NBA fans reminiscing.
This game give me that pp lbj game 7 vibe
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) May 14, 2022
Pierce’s tweet said: “This game gives me that pp LBJ game 7 vibe.”
Pierce and James frequently clashed in the NBA Playoffs while James was with the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Celtics will host the Bucks in Game 7 on Sunday in terms of the current series.
The winner of the game advances to the Eastern Conference Finals, where they will meet the Miami Heat in Games 1 and 2 in Florida.
The Bucks are the third seed in the East, and they won the NBA Championship last season, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first title.
Meanwhile, the Celtics are the East’s second seed, and they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs last season.