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Green's layup at buzzer lifts Celtics over Cavs

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CLEVELAND (AP) - Jeff Green scored 21 points and hit the winning layup at the buzzer, and the Boston Celtics snapped a 5-game losing streak with a 93-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

Brandon Bass scored 22 points to lead the Celtics, who rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to avoid matching their longest skid of the season. Boston had dropped 7 of 9 to fall into seventh place in the Eastern Conference - 2½ games ahead of Milwaukee.

After Cleveland's Alonzo Gee knocked the ball out of bounds with 2.1 seconds left, Green took an inbound pass from Avery Bradley at the top of the key, drove into the lane and scored over two defenders as time expired.

Wayne Ellington scored 16 points to lead Cleveland, which has lost six in a row to match a season high.

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