Action heats up early and Larry Nance, Marcus Morris scuffle in Cavs-Celtics Game Five 

BOSTON — Boston's Marcus Morris and Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. had to be pulled apart in Game Five of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) after a hard defensive play by Morris sent Nance to the floor.

Morris and Nance both went up for a pass, and the Cavaliers forward wound up crashing into the first row of seats. Morris appeared to wander over and say something, prompting Nance to jump up and body check him; Morris responded with a one-handed shove to the face.

Aron Baynes and Jaylen Brown came in to break it up, and Terry Rozier put a body on Nance. After a review, the referees called technicals on Rozier, Nance and Morris. Korver made the foul shot to make it 36-20 and spark a 7-0 run.

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