Cavs Rock Celtics


LeBron James scored 38 points, Kevin Love scored a career-high 32 and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers took Game 1 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals, 117-104 over the Boston Celtics.  Game 2 is tomorrow night at 8:30 in Boston.


Cavs coach Tyronn Lue “anxious” waiting through longest layoff between rounds in LeBron James’ franchise history

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says his team is becoming “anxious” as it waits through the longest layoff between playoff rounds in LeBron James’ history with the franchise.

Cleveland will have a full nine days off in between the end of their sweep of Toronto in the second round and Game 1 of the conference finals Wednesday.

The Cavs face the Boston/Washington winner. Game 7 of that series is tonight.


Cavaliers beat Raptors 109-102


LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving had 27 and Kyle Korver added 18 off the bench as the Cavaliers beat the Raptors 109-102 to win the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals in a four-game sweep. The Cavs face the winner of the Boston/Washington series, which is tied at 2-games-apiece.