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James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals


By IAN HARRISON
Posted May 28 2016 1:16AM

TORONTO (AP) For LeBron James, it's six straight trips to the NBA Finals.

Maybe this one will end Cleveland's long wait for a championship.

James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cavaliers advanced to their second straight finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.

The Cavs will be seeking to end Cleveland's 52-year championship drought, the longest by any city with at least three professional teams. No Cleveland team has won it all since the Browns blanked Baltimore 27-0 to win the NFL championship in 1964.

"This city has been craving a championship," coach Tyronn Lue said. "We have the right team and we have the right talent."

James, who grew up in nearby Akron, is well aware of what a championship would mean to Cleveland.

"I know our city deserves it, our fans deserve it," James said. "But that gives us no sense of entitlement. We've still got to go out and get it. We've still got to go out and prove ourselves."

Kyrie Irving had 30 points and J.R. Smith added 15 for the Cavaliers, who will face the winner of the Golden State-Oklahoma City series on Thursday.

Cleveland would open at home against the Thunder but would be on the road against the 73-win Warriors, who trail 3-2 against Oklahoma City heading into Saturday's Game 6.

"We're still not satisfied at all," Irving said. "There's still a goal at hand that we have to accomplish and I know these guys are going to be ready for it."

It's the third finals appearance in team history for the Cavaliers. Cleveland lost to Golden State in six games last year and got swept by San Antonio in 2007.

James broke the 30-point barrier for the first time this postseason and finished with 11 rebounds and six assists.

"We needed LeBron to set the tone for us early and I thought he did that," Lue said.

James played in four straight finals with Miami before returning to Cleveland. He will be the eighth player in NBA history to appear in six consecutive finals and the first who didn't play for the Boston Celtics.

"He's just a great player," Lue said. "He's a proven winner. He's always won over the course of his career. To go to six straight finals is unbelievable."

James got there by taking down a Toronto team that set a franchise record with 56 wins and reached the conference finals for the first time in 21 seasons.

After a second-quarter dunk, James shared some verbal barbs with rapper Drake, the Raptors' global ambassador and the man who popularized the nickname `6ix' for Toronto.

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan had 20 as the deepest playoff run in Raptors team history ended, much to the disappointment of a sellout crowd of 20,605 dressed in red and white T-shirts that formed a maple leaf pattern on either side of the court. Fans stood and cheered "Let's go, Raptors! Let's go, Raptors!" throughout most of the final three minutes.

Raptors coach Dwane Casey said reaching the conference finals was "a tremendous learning experience" for his young team, one that's "a step ahead" in its process of becoming a championship contender.

"We're learning," Casey said. "We're not where (the Cavaliers) are right now. We're going to be."

A dejected Lowry said it was hard to see the positive side of Toronto's best season ever.

"Of course you're going to look back at some point but right now I'm disappointed," he said. "Simple as that, I'm disappointed."

Toronto prolonged the series with back-to-back home wins in Games 3 and 4 but never mounted much of a challenge to the conference champions in Game 6, falling behind by 21 in the third quarter.

The Cavaliers came in 0-4 at Air Canada Centre counting the regular season and playoffs, but looked much more like the team that handed the Raptors a trio of lopsided losses in Cleveland this series.

The Raptors trailed 88-78 on a jumper by DeRozan with 10:23 remaining but James scored six points in a 14-3 run that gave the Cavs a 102-81 lead with about 6 minutes left.

James scored 14 in the first and five of Cleveland's nine field goals were from long range as the Cavaliers led 31-25 after one.

After video review, the officials waved off a basket by Biyombo with 3:18 left in the period and gave him a flagrant foul for knocking down Love.

Tempers flared again early in the second when Richard Jefferson reacted angrily to catching an elbow from Jonas Valanciunas as the two battled for a rebound. Patrick Patterson came over and shoved Jefferson out of the way. Both Patterson and Jefferson were given technical fouls.

The Cavaliers made 10 of 15 3-point attempts in the first half, while Toronto was 2 of 12.

The Cavs led 78-57 after a 3 by Love at 3:53 of the third but Lowry scored 15 points as Toronto closed the quarter with a 17-8 run, cutting it to 86-74.

THE WEIGHT

Clutching the Eastern Conference trophy in his arms, Smith broke up his teammates' postgame press conference by joking, "Can we go? This thing is kind of heavy."

STAR WATCH

Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista and Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban watched from courtside seats, while actor Jamie Foxx sat in a private suite.

TIP INS

Cavaliers: Shot 17 for 31 from 3-point range. ... Outscored Toronto 17-5 in fast break points.

Raptors: Finished their playoff run by playing every other day from April 29 onward, a 15-game run that started with Game 6 of the first round against Indiana.


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CLE
TOR
     
    • 54.1%

    • 41.8%

    • 54.8%

    • 32.0%

    • 76.2%

    • 76.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
CLE TOR
Total Rebounds 38 33
Offensive Rebounds 4 7
Turnovers 10 12
Fast Break Pts: 17 5
Biggest Lead: 26 3
Points in the Paint: 36 34
CLE TOR
p James   33 Lowry   35
rb Love   12 Biyombo   9
a Irving   9 DeRozan   4
s Irving   3 Joseph   2
b James   3 2 players   1
 
  • 11/25 - CLE 99 @ TOR 103
  • 01/04 - TOR 100 @ CLE 122
  • 02/26 - CLE 97 @ TOR 99
Cleveland Cavaliers (57-25)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
L. James F 41:15 13-22 3-6 4-7 +22 2 9 11 6 2 1 3 3 0 33
K. Love F 39:16 5-11 4-8 6-6 +22 0 12 12 4 2 0 0 0 0 20
T. Thompson C 24:01 1-1 0-0 0-0 +11 2 3 5 0 4 0 1 0 0 2
J. Smith G 36:27 5-9 5-8 0-0 +22 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 15
K. Irving G 39:53 12-24 2-4 4-5 +21 0 4 4 9 1 3 4 1 2 30
C. Frye   14:52 2-3 2-3 0-0 +6 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 6
R. Jefferson   12:04 1-1 1-1 0-0 +6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
I. Shumpert   18:12 0-0 0-0 0-0 +14 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
M. Dellavedova   08:44 1-2 0-1 2-3 +4 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 4
J. Jones   02:38 0-0 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
D. Jones   02:38 0-1 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Mozgov DNP - Coach's Decision
M. Williams DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 40-74 17-31 16-21   4 34 38 22 18 6 10 6 2 113
  54.1% 54.8% 76.2%   team rebs: 5 total to: 11
Toronto Raptors (56-26)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Carroll F 28:13 3-9 1-2 0-0 -16 2 4 6 0 3 0 1 0 2 7
L. Scola F 05:33 0-1 0-1 0-0 -7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
B. Biyombo C 26:10 1-4 0-0 2-4 -25 0 9 9 0 2 1 1 1 1 4
D. DeRozan G 42:14 9-18 0-1 2-2 -24 0 3 3 4 4 0 4 0 1 20
K. Lowry G 42:19 11-22 6-12 7-7 -30 1 2 3 3 2 0 2 1 2 35
P. Patterson   34:37 3-9 1-5 2-4 -12 0 1 1 2 4 1 1 0 0 9
J. Valanciunas   17:21 3-5 0-0 0-0 +4 4 4 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
C. Joseph   13:17 1-3 0-1 0-0 -4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2
T. Ross   07:27 0-1 0-1 0-0 -5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
J. Johnson   14:55 1-4 0-1 0-0 -8 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 2
N. Powell   02:38 1-2 0-1 0-0 -1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
D. Wright   02:38 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Thompson   02:38 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   240 33-79 8-25 13-17   7 26 33 10 19 6 12 2 6 87
  41.8% 32.0% 76.5%   team rebs: 13 total to: 13

inactive

  • Cavaliers: Kaun, McRae
  • Raptors: Caboclo, Nogueira

technical fouls

  • Cavaliers: Jefferson
  • Raptors: Patterson, Valanciunas

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 3
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON
  • Officials: #43 Dan Crawford, #55 Bill Kennedy, #23 Jason Phillips
  • Attendance: 20605
  • Duration: 2:24
Cleveland Cavaliers (58-25) Toronto Raptors (56-27)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Biyombo vs Thompson (Scola gains possession)
  11:46
[TOR 2-0]
Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Irving Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (J Phillips)  11:46  
  11:46
[TOR 3-0]
Lowry Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS) 
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Missed  11:33  
  11:32 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:23 DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:22  
Love 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Irving (1 AST)  11:16
[CLE 3-3]
 
  10:55 Carroll Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Irving (1 ST) 
James Running Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Irving (2 AST)  10:50
[CLE 5-3]
 
  10:31
[TOR 5-5]
DeRozan Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Smith Pullup Jump shot: Missed  10:06  
  10:05 Carroll Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Kennedy)  09:58  
  09:51
[TOR 7-5]
DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Love Jump Shot: Missed  09:38  
  09:38 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Love Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  09:30  
  09:30
[TOR 8-5]
Biyombo Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  09:30 Biyombo Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:29  
James 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS)  09:09
[CLE 8-8]
 
  08:53 DeRozan Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:52  
  08:46 DeRozan Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (J Phillips) 
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:46
[CLE 9-8]
 
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:46
[CLE 10-8]
 
  08:35 Carroll Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:34  
  08:18 Scola Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Kennedy) 
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  08:05  
  08:05 DeRozan Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:54 DeRozan Jump Shot: Missed 
  07:53 Team Rebound 
James Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (J Phillips)  07:53  
  07:36 Scola 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:35  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: James (1 AST)  07:28
[CLE 13-8]
 
  07:04 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  07:03  
Thompson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (B Kennedy)  06:54  
Thompson Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  06:54  
  06:42 Scola Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Irving (2 ST) 
James Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Irving (3 AST)  06:37
[CLE 15-8]
 
  06:27 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:27 Scola Substitution replaced by Patterson 
  06:16 DeRozan Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK) 
Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:14  
  05:55 Biyombo Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) (D Crawford) 
James Free Throw 1 of 3 (8 PTS)  05:55
[CLE 16-8]
 
James Free Throw 2 of 3 Missed  05:55  
Team Rebound  05:55  
James Free Throw 3 of 3 (9 PTS)  05:55
[CLE 17-8]
 
  05:47
[TOR 10-17]
Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
James 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Irving (4 AST)  05:34
[CLE 20-10]
 
  05:19
[TOR 12-20]
Biyombo Cutting Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lowry (1 AST) 
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Missed  05:10  
  05:10 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  04:55
[TOR 14-20]
DeRozan Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  04:31  
  04:30 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  04:22
[TOR 16-20]
Carroll Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lowry (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  04:22  
James Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Biyombo (1 ST)  04:01  
  04:01 Biyombo Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Biyombo (1 BLK)  03:48  
Team Rebound  03:48  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Irving (5 AST)  03:45
[CLE 23-16]
 
  03:23 Carroll 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  03:23  
  03:18 Biyombo Foul: Flagrant Type 1 (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Love Free Throw Flagrant 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  03:18
[CLE 24-16]
 
Love Free Throw Flagrant 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  03:18
[CLE 25-16]
 
  03:18 Biyombo Substitution replaced by Valanciunas 
  03:12 Carroll Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  03:12
[CLE 26-16]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  03:12
[CLE 27-16]
 
  03:03 Lowry Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (D Crawford) 
  03:03 Lowry Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Thompson Substitution replaced by Frye  03:03  
  03:03 Lowry Substitution replaced by Joseph 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  02:46  
  02:45 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:36
[TOR 18-27]
Valanciunas Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Patterson (1 AST) 
Irving Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO)  02:10  
  02:00
[TOR 20-27]
Joseph Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  01:38
[CLE 29-20]
 
  01:22
[TOR 23-29]
Patterson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: DeRozan (1 AST) 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  01:01  
  01:00 DeRozan Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:43.9 DeRozan Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:James (1 ST) 
James Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Joseph (1 ST)  00:38.9  
  00:32.9 Joseph Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
  00:32.6 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:16.9
[TOR 25-29]
Valanciunas Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (4 PTS) 
James Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  00:00.6
[CLE 31-25]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (58-25) Toronto Raptors (56-27)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (1 AST)  11:41
[CLE 34-25]
 
  11:14 Joseph 3pt Shot: Missed 
  11:13 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  11:13 Double Technical - Patterson, Jefferson (D Crawford) 
Frye Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford)  11:13  
  11:13 Valanciunas Technical (D Crawford) 
Dellavedova Free Throw Technical Missed  11:13  
  11:13 Team Rebound 
  11:07 Valanciunas Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:05 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  11:04 Valanciunas Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:03  
Frye 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: James (2 AST)  10:57
[CLE 37-25]
 
  10:31 Ross 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jefferson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:31  
  10:23 Patterson Foul: Personal (1 PF) (B Kennedy) 
James Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Patterson (1 ST)  10:15  
  10:08
[TOR 27-37]
Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
James Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Missed  09:41  
  09:40 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
Shumpert Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  09:29  
  09:29
[TOR 28-37]
Lowry Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
James Substitution replaced by Irving  09:29  
  09:29
[TOR 29-37]
Lowry Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Dellavedova Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Ross (1 ST)  09:19  
Dellavedova Foul: Personal (1 PF) (D Crawford)  09:13  
Frye Foul: Personal (2 PF) (D Crawford)  09:08  
  08:58 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:58 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
Shumpert Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  08:52  
  08:52  
Jefferson Substitution replaced by Love  08:52  
Dellavedova Substitution replaced by James  08:52  
  08:52 Patterson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:52 Team Rebound 
  08:52 Ross Substitution replaced by DeRozan 
  08:52
[TOR 30-37]
Patterson Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
  08:34 Patterson Foul: Personal (2 PF) (D Crawford) 
James Driving Layup Shot: Missed  08:23  
  08:23 Lowry Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Frye Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (B Kennedy)  08:12  
  08:12 Patterson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  08:12 Team Rebound 
Frye Substitution replaced by Smith  08:12  
  08:12
[TOR 31-37]
Patterson Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS) 
Irving Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Joseph (2 ST)  07:54  
  07:49 Patterson Running Layup Shot: Missed 
Shumpert Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:48  
Irving Turnover : Traveling (3 TO)  07:45  
  07:22 Lowry Layup Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  07:21  
James Running Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  07:16
[CLE 39-31]
 
  07:08 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:08 Joseph Substitution replaced by Carroll 
  06:50 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lowry (1 BLK)  06:39  
  06:39 Team Rebound 
  06:26 DeRozan Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  06:25  
  06:17 Lowry Violation:Kicked Ball (J Phillips) 
  06:17 Valanciunas Substitution replaced by Biyombo 
James Step Back Jump shot: Missed  06:02  
  06:02 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  05:50
[TOR 33-39]
DeRozan Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  05:48  
Shumpert Substitution replaced by Thompson  05:48  
James Driving Dunk Shot: Missed  05:34  
  05:34 Team Rebound 
  05:16 DeRozan Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO) 
James 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Irving (6 AST)  04:57
[CLE 42-33]
 
  04:41 DeRozan Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  04:40  
James Driving Dunk Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Irving (7 AST)  04:29
[CLE 44-33]
 
  04:17 Team Timeout : Short 
  04:02 Carroll Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: James (1 BLK) 
  04:02 Team Rebound 
Thompson Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford)  04:02  
  04:02 Biyombo Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:02 Team Rebound 
  04:02
[TOR 34-44]
Biyombo Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
James Pullup Jump shot: Missed  03:40  
  03:40 Carroll Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:32 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:8)  03:31  
Irving Jump Shot: Missed  03:23  
  03:22 DeRozan Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  03:05 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:04  
James Cutting Layup Shot: Missed  02:55  
  02:55 Carroll Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:50
[TOR 36-44]
Patterson Running Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: DeRozan (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  02:44  
Thompson Substitution replaced by Jefferson  02:44  
  02:44 Patterson Substitution replaced by Joseph 
Irving Cutting Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: James (3 AST)  02:32
[CLE 46-36]
 
  02:14
[TOR 38-46]
DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Made (10 PTS) 
  01:54 DeRozan Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Kennedy) 
Irving Jump Shot: Missed  01:41  
  01:40 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
  01:25 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:25  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  01:16  
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:16  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Love (1 AST)  01:11
[CLE 49-38]
 
  00:56.9 Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: James (2 BLK) 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:9)  00:56.2  
Irving Running Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:53.7
[CLE 51-38]
 
  00:53.7 Joseph Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Irving Free Throw 1 of 1 (9 PTS)  00:53.7
[CLE 52-38]
 
  00:32.9
[TOR 41-52]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Irving Step Back Jump shot: Missed  00:17.9  
  00:17.3 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:7) 
  00:09.9 Lowry Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Irving (3 ST) 
Love 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST)  00:02.9
[CLE 55-41]
 
  00:00.0 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (58-25) Toronto Raptors (56-27)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Thompson Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Irving (8 AST)  11:38
[CLE 57-41]
 
  11:20
[TOR 43-57]
DeRozan Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Irving Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS)  11:00
[CLE 59-43]
 
  10:37 Carroll Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed Block: James (3 BLK) 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:36  
Love Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS)  10:22
[CLE 61-43]
 
  10:04
[TOR 46-61]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: DeRozan (3 AST) 
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Love (2 AST)  09:45
[CLE 64-46]
 
  09:29 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:28 Team Rebound 
Love Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (B Kennedy)  09:28  
  09:13 Carroll Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:13 Carroll Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  09:12
[TOR 48-64]
Carroll Tip Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  08:58  
  08:58 Carroll Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  08:45 Biyombo Dunk Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:45  
Irving Turnover : Traveling (4 TO)  08:38  
Smith Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (J Phillips)  08:25  
  08:25
[TOR 49-64]
DeRozan Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
  08:25
[TOR 50-64]
DeRozan Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Irving Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  08:16
[CLE 66-50]
 
  07:57
[TOR 53-66]
Carroll 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Patterson (2 AST) 
James Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (23 PTS)  07:29
[CLE 68-53]
 
  07:18 DeRozan Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (D Crawford) 
  07:18 DeRozan Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
  07:18 Team Violation : Delay Of Game (J Phillips) 
Irving 3pt Shot: Missed  07:07  
  07:07 Patterson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:57
[TOR 55-68]
DeRozan Running Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  06:32  
  06:31 Team Rebound 
  06:12 Patterson Jump Shot: Missed 
Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:12  
  06:09 Carroll Foul: Personal (2 PF) (B Kennedy) 
  05:52 Carroll Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) (B Kennedy) 
  05:52 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:52 Biyombo Substitution replaced by Valanciunas 
Love Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS)  05:52
[CLE 69-55]
 
Love Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS)  05:52
[CLE 70-55]
 
  05:32 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:32 Carroll Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  05:30 Carroll Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  05:30  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: James (4 AST)  05:22
[CLE 73-55]
 
  05:07 DeRozan Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  05:07  
Irving Pullup Jump shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Love (3 AST)  04:58
[CLE 75-55]
 
  04:36
[TOR 57-75]
Valanciunas Step Back Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Irving Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Missed  04:10  
Thompson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  04:09  
  04:08 Patterson Foul: Personal (3 PF) (J Phillips) 
  04:06 Patterson Foul: Personal Block (4 PF) (B Kennedy) 
Love 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: James (5 AST)  03:53
[CLE 78-57]
 
  03:27
[TOR 59-78]
Patterson Cutting Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Valanciunas (1 AST) 
James Driving Dunk Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Love (4 AST)  03:10
[CLE 80-59]
 
  02:57
[TOR 62-80]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:55  
  02:55 Carroll Substitution replaced by Johnson 
Love 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS)  02:30
[CLE 83-62]
 
  02:11 Patterson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Missed  01:49  
  01:48 Team Rebound 
  01:35
[TOR 65-83]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
James 3pt Shot: Missed  01:09  
  01:08 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  01:01
[TOR 67-83]
Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Thompson Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (J Phillips)  01:01  
  01:01
[TOR 68-83]
Lowry Free Throw 1 of 1 (24 PTS) 
Irving 3pt Shot: Missed  00:40.9  
Thompson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  00:40.3  
  00:37.0 DeRozan Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Irving Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:37.0  
Team Rebound  00:37.0  
James Substitution replaced by Jefferson  00:37.0  
Irving Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:37.0
[CLE 84-68]
 
  00:28.9
[TOR 71-84]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (27 PTS) 
Irving Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS)  00:04.9
[CLE 86-71]
 
Thompson Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (3 FTA) (D Crawford)  00:00.7  
  00:00.7
[TOR 72-86]
Lowry Free Throw 1 of 3 (28 PTS) 
  00:00.7
[TOR 73-86]
Lowry Free Throw 2 of 3 (29 PTS) 
  00:00.7
[TOR 74-86]
Lowry Free Throw 3 of 3 (30 PTS) 
End of 3rd Quarter
Cleveland Cavaliers (58-25) Toronto Raptors (56-27)
Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:38
[TOR 76-86]
DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Lowry (3 AST) 
Dellavedova Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: James (6 AST)  11:13
[CLE 88-76]
 
  10:56 DeRozan 3pt Shot: Missed 
Dellavedova Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:55  
Frye 3pt Shot: Missed  10:45  
  10:45 Valanciunas Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
Frye Foul: Personal (4 PF) (J Phillips)  10:32  
  10:23
[TOR 78-88]
DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Made (20 PTS) 
James Driving Layup Shot: Made (27 PTS)  09:57
[CLE 90-78]
 
  09:39 DeRozan Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Frye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:38  
  09:32 Johnson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  09:32  
Team Rebound  09:32  
Dellavedova Substitution replaced by Irving  09:32  
  09:32 Ross Substitution replaced by Patterson 
  09:32 Valanciunas Substitution replaced by Biyombo 
Jefferson Substitution replaced by Love  09:32  
James Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:32  
  09:31 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:8) 
  09:22 Lowry Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:10)  09:21  
Irving Driving Layup Shot: Made (23 PTS)  09:12
[CLE 92-78]
 
  08:53 Johnson 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  08:52  
Love 3pt Shot: Missed  08:40  
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  08:39  
James Tip Layup Shot: Made (29 PTS)  08:38
[CLE 94-78]
 
  08:38 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:21
[TOR 81-94]
Lowry 3pt Shot: Made (33 PTS) Assist: DeRozan (4 AST) 
Love Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Missed  07:56  
  07:55 Lowry Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  07:45 Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  07:44  
James Cutting Layup Shot: Made (31 PTS) Assist: Irving (9 AST)  07:31
[CLE 96-81]
 
  07:01 Biyombo Jump Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:8)  07:01  
Team Timeout : Regular  06:53  
James Substitution replaced by Smith  06:53  
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS)  06:38
[CLE 99-81]
 
  06:20 Lowry 3pt Shot: Missed 
Irving Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:19  
Irving 3pt Shot: Made (26 PTS)  06:02
[CLE 102-81]
 
  05:37 Biyombo Layup Shot: Missed Block: Frye (1 BLK) 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:11)  05:36  
Smith 3pt Shot: Missed  05:18  
  05:17 Biyombo Rebound (Off:0 Def:9) 
  05:08 Lowry Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed Block: Irving (1 BLK) 
  05:07 Lowry Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  05:06
[TOR 83-102]
Lowry Reverse Layup Shot: Made (35 PTS) 
Irving Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Made (28 PTS)  04:49
[CLE 104-83]
 
  04:29 Johnson Driving Floating Jump Shot: Missed 
Love Rebound (Off:0 Def:12)  04:29  
Team Timeout : Regular  04:29  
  04:29 Biyombo Substitution replaced by Ross 
Frye Substitution replaced by James  04:29  
Irving Driving Floating Jump Shot: Made (30 PTS)  04:10
[CLE 106-83]
 
  03:54 Lowry Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
James Rebound (Off:2 Def:9)  03:53  
Irving Driving Floating Bank Jump Shot: Missed  03:32  
  03:32 Johnson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:25
[TOR 85-106]
Johnson Running Finger Roll Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  03:08 Johnson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (B Kennedy) 
James Free Throw 1 of 2 (32 PTS)  03:08
[CLE 107-85]
 
Irving Substitution replaced by Dellavedova  03:08  
Love Substitution replaced by Frye  03:08  
James Free Throw 2 of 2 (33 PTS)  03:08
[CLE 108-85]
 
James Foul: Personal Take (2 PF) (D Crawford)  03:07  
James Substitution replaced by Jefferson  03:07  
  02:55 DeRozan Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Shumpert (1 ST) 
  02:38 Lowry Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (D Crawford) 
Dellavedova Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  02:38
[CLE 109-85]
 
  02:38 DeRozan Substitution replaced by Powell 
  02:38 Lowry Substitution replaced by Joseph 
  02:38 Patterson Substitution replaced by Wright 
  02:38 Ross Substitution replaced by J Thompson 
Smith Substitution replaced by Jones  02:38  
Frye Substitution replaced by Jones  02:38  
Dellavedova Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  02:38
[CLE 110-85]
 
  02:20 Wright Pullup Jump shot: Missed 
Shumpert Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:20  
Dellavedova 3pt Shot: Missed  02:03  
  02:02 Powell Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  01:54
[TOR 87-110]
Powell Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Jefferson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Dellavedova (2 AST)  01:33
[CLE 113-87]
 
  01:20 Powell 3pt Shot: Missed 
Shumpert Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:20  
Dellavedova Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Powell (1 ST)  01:04  
  00:59.8 Johnson Turnover : Out of Bounds - Bad Pass Turnover (1 TO) 
Jones Pullup Jump shot: Missed  00:36.9  
  00:36.3 J Thompson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:28.9 Johnson Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:28.5 Team Rebound 
  00:22.9 Johnson Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  00:04.5  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
CLE
1st Central
57
25
6-4
33-8
24-17
TOR
1st Atlantic
56
26
7-3
32-9
24-17
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
CLE
James 29.7
Love 13.0
James 8.9
James 2.3
James 3.0
TOR
Lowry 23.4
Valanciunas 12.7
Lowry 7.6
Biyombo 1.8
Lowry 2.6
Cavaliers Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.460.497
FT%.748.764
Points104.3105.8
Rebounds44.542.5
Assists22.721.5
Steals6.77.2
Blocks3.94.2
3-Point %.362.389
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Raptors Stats
 seasonplayoffs
FG%.451.439
FT%.777.721
Points102.790.3
Rebounds43.435.0
Assists18.716.2
Steals7.86.3
Blocks5.52.8
3-Point %.370.289
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Composite Box Score updated through Game 6
Cleveland Cavaliers (4-2)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Dellavedova, Matthew68:175-171-74-6145216081215
Frye, Channing98:3020-3214-240-031720217313054
Irving, Kyrie210:2858-1208-2721-24416202713111746145
James, LeBron219:2661-987-2127-441338514015121461156
Jefferson, Richard98:3414-282-78-93212445030338
Jones, Dahntay23:262-60-10-00442101004
Jones, James25:592-51-40-01011100005
Love, Kevin180:5927-6013-2924-2513334177274191
Mozgov, Timofey23:434-60-00-0210121402108
Shumpert, Iman109:135-103-62-411213510441015
Smith, J.R.189:2623-5418-456-81171859821170
Thompson, Tristan166:067-160-014-18193251216364328
Williams, Mo25:542-111-41-20222305006
Toronto Raptors (2-4)
field goalsrebounds
 minfgm-a3pm-aftm-aoffdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
Biyombo, Bismack187:4714-250-010-161547622173511338
Carroll, DeMarre159:4815-505-267-861521816452342
DeRozan, DeMar224:0754-1080-430-3301919201441314138
Johnson, James81:4312-244-80-121113511260128
Joseph, Cory113:1618-423-123-631316119560542
Lowry, Kyle213:0845-9516-4615-2142327251952116121
Nogueira, Lucas8:040-10-00-01120000000
Patterson, Patrick173:0016-418-255-8312151316371145
Powell, Norman25:477-180-30-014511200014
Ross, Terrence83:598-285-173-6167312540124
Scola, Luis79:405-153-107-8156514220120
Thompson, Jason24:321-40-00-23361201102
Valanciunas, Jonas35:487-90-01-244821020015
Wright, Delon29:213-70-17-1103311310013