Cavaliers ... By the Numbers

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The Cavaliers started the postseason in style, ousting a stubborn Bulls club in five games. While the Wine and Gold prepare for the East Semifinals against the Celtics, check out some notable numerals from the First Round.


.800 . . . Cavaliers winning percentage over their last 25 First Round games.

33 . . . playoff games that LeBron has topped the 30-point plateau.

106.2 . . . average points per game the in the First Round for Cleveland, tops in the Eastern Conference.

31.8, 9.2, 8.2 . . . points, rebounds and assists LeBron averaged against the Bulls, only the fifth time in NBA history that a player averaged at least 30 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in a playoff series of any length.

.583 . . . Jamario Moon’s three-point shooting percentage against Chicago, best in the Eastern Conference.

25 . . . Cavalier postseason wins at The Q since 2006, tied with L.A. for the most over that span.

8.2 . . . Blocked shots per game during the postseason, tops among playoff teams.

40 . . . wins by Mike Brown in his first 65 playoff games as coach, joining just five other coaches in NBA history.

.800 . . . Antawn Jamison’s free throw percentage (16-20) in the First Round.

.261 . . . Cavaliers all-time playoff winning percentage against the Bulls coming into this season’s meeting.

.491 . . . Cavaliers team shooting percentage through the First Round, tops in the Eastern Conference.

1 . . . amount of playoff games the Cavaliers have won when LeBron James scores under 20 points.

7,946, 26 . . . minutes and seconds of playoff basketball Shaquille O’Neal has logged in his career.