The second round of the NBA Playoffs continued on Monday with two games.
LeBron James scored 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Kyrie Irving added 24 (to go with his ten assists) as the Cleveland Cavaliers downed the visiting Toronto Raptors 116-105 in the opening game of their conference semifinal series.
Kyle Lowry paced the Raptors with 20 points while dishing out eleven assists.
At San Antonio:
Trevor Ariza scored 23 points while James Harden (who dished out 14 assists) and Clint N'Dumba-Capela (who grabbed 13 rebounds) each added 20 as the Houston Rockets embarrassed the San Antonio Spurs 126-99 on the road in the opening game of their conference semifinal series.
Kawhi Leonard paced the Spurs with 21 points while grabbing 11 rebounds.