Avery Bradley (right) after hitting the game-winning three-pointer.

CLEVELAND -- Of LeBron James' many attributes, one that was easily taken for granted over the past seven or so years is the perception that he is immune to having bad playoff games.

He had one Sunday night, a dud that opened the door for the Boston Celtics to score the most improbable victory of the playoffs to this point. Boston completed a 21-point comeback against the Cleveland Cavaliers by winning 111-108 on a 3-pointer by Avery Bradley with 0.1 seconds left and to pull the suddenly interesting Eastern Conference Finals to 2-1.

James had just 11 points, of which only three came in the second half as he went 1-of-9 shooting and had an unusual vanishing act when his team needed him.

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San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon.

SAN ANTONIO -- Late in the fourth quarter of Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, it appeared Spurs big man Dewayne Dedmon got away with a dangerous moving screen on Stephen Curry.

ESPN approached Curry and acting head coach Mike Brown on the topic after practice on Sunday.

"I know he's not a dirty player. I'm not going to try to mess up his reputation, but I feel like that was a dirty play," Curry responded to ESPN. "Luckily no one was hurt."

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Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia.

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia said that social media threats against his family have led to extra security precautions at his children's school and that San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's recent comments played a "very big part" in the disruption.

The rage against Pachulia stems from his role in Kawhi Leonard's injury. The Spurs forward landed on the foot of Pachulia after a 3-point attempt in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Leonard injured his ankle on the play and has not played since.

Following the game, Popovich called out Pachulia for his "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" play against Leonard. When asked about the notion that Pachulia's play was unintentional, Popovich added: "Who gives a damn what his intent was? Have you ever heard of manslaughter?"

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An MRI confirmed that Lee has a partially torn patellar tendon, his agent Mark Bartelstein told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. He will be re-evaluated in a few days to determine whether surgery is needed, Bartelstein said.

Lee suffered the injury during the Spurs' Game 3 loss to the Warriors. Popovich said earlier Sunday, however, that he didn't think the injury was as serious as first believed.

"He's probably not gonna play, but I don't think it's serious," Popovich said. "He did an MRI, and we haven't gotten the results yet. But hopefully he just got like a bruise or something like that. It didn't really swell up, it just got stiff. So he'll probably be out."

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Popovich told reporters that Leonard is "likely out" Monday with his injured left ankle suffered in the series opener.

Leonard has not played the past two games after he aggravated the injury by landing on the foot of the Warriors' Zaza Pachulia following a jump shot.

The team officially lists Leonard as doubtful.

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Teodor Melescanu said Romania could not "proceed otherwise" in comments made to news.ro. He declined to comment further.

Kanter, who is Turkish, was detained at Henri Coanda Airport on Saturday before departing to the United States via London. He said in a video Saturday on his Twitter account that the Turkish embassy canceled his passport and that he had been detained for several hours at a Romanian airport.

Kanter said he believed he was held because of his political views. He has been a critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Kanter supports Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, who opposes Erdogan. Gulen lives in Pennsylvania.

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The interview is expected to occur Tuesday in Los Angeles, sources say, and it is believed the organization isn't looking to drag out the hiring process.

ESPN's Marc Stein previously reported the Hawks have already interviewed Washington Wizards vice president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard and Golden State assistant general manager Travis Schlenk.

Billups, 40, is a five-time All-Star who is regarded as one of the top young front-office prospects. The 2004 NBA Finals MVP has made it known throughout his 17-year professional career that under the right circumstances, he'd be intrigued by the possibility of running his own team.

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