Daily News - May 19, 2017

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Cavaliers vs. Celtics, Game 2 Eastern Conference finals preview
Author: Joe Vardon
Publication: Cleveland.com

BOSTON -- The Cavaliers (9-0) will play the host Boston Celtics (8-6) in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at 8:30 p.m. Friday (TNT).

Last meeting: The Cavs won 117-104 in Game 1 Wednesday night.

Cavs fast fact: They've won 12 straight in the postseason dating to the Finals, which is tied for the second-longest playoff winning streak in NBA history. The Lakers (1988-89) won a record 13 straight. - CLICK HERE to read full story.


Goodyear partnership with Cavaliers paying benefits already -- look at LeBron James' jersey
Author: Joe Vardon
Publication: Cleveland.com

BOSTON -- Goodyear's purchasing of ad space on Cavaliers jerseys beginning next season is paying off for the Akron tire company already.

LeBron James is wearing Goodyear gear.

James wore a throwback, Goodyear Wingfoots jersey to Cavs practice Thursday at TD Garden, between Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. It was a No. 2 jersey with Kyrie Irving's name on the back. - CLICK HERE to read full story.


LeBron James named to All-NBA first team for 11th time, tying a record
Author: Joe Vardon
Publication: Cleveland.com

BOSTON -- LeBron James tied an NBA record by being named to the All-NBA first team for the 11th time on Thursday, earning 99 out of a possible 100 votes.

Houston guard James Harden was the only player named unanimously to the first team, in a vote conducted entirely by media members who cover the NBA. The other three first teamers were San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard, Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook, and New Orleans center Anthony Davis.

James joined Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone as the only players to make the first team 11 times. - CLICK HERE to read full story.


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