After long, seven-year road filled with excruciating losses, Celtics’ coast to NBA title felt ‘surreal’

When it was over, the Celtics were just too much for the Mavericks. Too many 3-point shooters to guard, too many athletic, wing defenders who could lock down Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic, too many role players who knew exactly how to impact winning, and too much passion from the crowd, which exploded with every made 3 and Kyrie transgression.