Sunday, May 07, 2017

NBA Playoffs: LeBron Helps Cavs Complete Sweep Of Raptors; Wizards, Rockets Square Respective Series At 2-2

The NBA Playoffs continued on Sunday with three games.


At Toronto:

LeBron James scored 35 points (and grabbed nine rebounds) while Kyrie Irving added 27 (to go with his nine assists) as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game conference semifinal series sweep of the Toronto Raptors with a 109-102 game-four win on the road.

Serge Ibaka scored 23 points, DeMar DeRozan added 22 (to go with his eight assists), and Cory Joseph 20 (to go with his 12 assists) to top the Raptors.

The Cavaliers will next face the winner of the Boston-Washington series (deadlock at two games apiece) in the Eastern Conference Final.

At Washington:

Bradley Beal scored 29 points as the Washington Wizards used a 26-0 third-quarter run to overpower the visiting Boston Celtics 121-102 in game four of their conference semifinal series, now squared at two games apiece.

John Wall added to the Wizards' coffers with 27 points and 12 assists.


At Houston:

James Harden scored 28 points (while dishing out 12 assists) while Eric Gordon (coming off the bench) added 22 as the Houston Rockets squared their conference semifinal series with the San Antonio Spurs at two games apiece following their convincing 125-104 game-four victory at home.

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