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LeBron James and the Cavs make playoff sweep look easy

LeBron James had 136 points, 33 rebounds, 45 assists and seven steals in the series. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, both All-Stars, had 138 points, 30 rebounds, 46 assists and six steals — combined.


Kahron Spearman


LeBron James, playing the best offensive basketball of his career, finished the No. 1 seeded Toronto Raptors' season for the third straight season their second consecutive four-game sweep. With the unexpected outcome, the Cavs advanced into the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth year in a row with a 128-93 win in Game 4 on Monday.

 

James dominated once again, totaling 29 points, 11 assists in Cleveland's 10th straight playoff win over Toronto. 

From Game 1, [his teammates] were wonderful. I was horrible in Game 1 and they picked it up for me. So I tried to follow their lead going into Game 2 and all the way through Game 4.

To fully explain James' dominance, check the box-score level total stats, comparing himself and Toronto's Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan:

 

The All-Star had 136 points, 33 rebounds, 45 assists and seven steals in the series.

 

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, both All-Stars, had 138 points, 30 rebounds, 46 assists and six steals combined.

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