"We're about to get some rest", James said in an on-court interview broadcast with TNT.
The Cavs were also the victims in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in 1993, when Jordan's buzzer-beater saw Chicago sweep Cleveland 4-0, while Jordan's this and final buzzer beater came four years later, as the Bulls took a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz. That's more than what the Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans/Charlotte Hornets, L.A. Clippers, and Denver Nuggets have together. "So, like I said, I'm probably going to take this video down because I don't want this evidence floating around, but if you're seeing this now, that's where I'm at".
The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached their fourth consecutive Eastern Conference Finals after sweeping the Toronto Raptors 4-0. Thus, he probably had the same thought we all did for most of this National Basketball Association season: this year's Cleveland Cavaliers squad is too inconsistent to compete for a title.
Raptors coach Dwane Casey said his team had paid the price for not being able to recover from shattering losses in games one and three.
"I'm thinking LeBron James, what he's doing right now, do you know those clutch moments that you've had and relate it to other sports like him?" "So it's impossible for me to lose confidence in our ball club, no matter what the stakes are or where we're down because if I do that, then where are we going to go from a team aspect?" "When we get stops, we're able to get out in transition and play with pace". Throughout the series, it appeared as if Toronto was a lottery team while Cleveland was the top seed in the east. The Cavaliers defeated the Raptors 128-93.
Which is why as much as it seems like the Raptors should blow it all up instead of continuing to bang their heads against the wall, the best approach might be patience.
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On paper, the Toronto Raptors might be the better team than the Indiana Pacers. Yet the tenacity they showcase in the regular season suddenly disappears in the playoffs.
Surprisingly, Matt hopes to draw the Cavaliers again next year - so they can get their own back after being eliminated by the OH team for three years running.
LeBron James and the Cavs, thus, await who they will meet for the Conference championship-either the Boston Celtics or the Philadelphia 76ers, who are still facing of for the right in their half of the semis. It accounts for nearly half of his teammates' field goals when he's on the court, the highest rate of his postseason career.
"This series, we made shots".
All five starters were in double figures BY THE THIRD QUARTER.
DeRozan finished with 13 points on 11 shots in 33 minutes.