Tatum awakens, Holiday dazzles: Takeaways from Boston Celtics' Game 3 win over Cavs

Boston Celtics v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game Three
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The Big Man Rotation Needs to Be Explored

With Kristaps Porzingis on the sidelines, there is no sane reason why a 37-year-old, Al Horford is logging almost 39 minutes tonight. The Boston Celtics have other bodies capable of getting some play. Luke Kornet has been a consistent bright spot in the limited time he has seen in the playoffs; whether or not this is the solid minutes he gave in Game 1 or stifling Bam Adebayo in their previous series against the Miami Heat.

What was the reason for trading for Xavier Tillman? He's arguably a younger version of Horford, who could provide a chance for the vet to catch a breath and possibly works as a better matchup switching on the Cavs' shifty guards.

Lastly, Neemias Queta should be explored as an option even for a short stretch as a potential lob threat and decent rim protector. 95% of other clubs would salivate at the depth Boston has in the frontcourt.