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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) during the first half in game three of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena.
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Daryl Ruiter
May 06, 2018 - 4:19 pm
Smith still managed to give Lue and the Cavs nearly 26 minutes of floor time and although he didn’t score a point, Lue credited him and Jeff Green with playing a key role in their victory Saturday night – shutting down DeMar DeRozan.
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Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) stands on the scorer's table after hitting the final shot to win the game against the Toronto Raptors in game three of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena.
Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
Daryl Ruiter
May 05, 2018 - 11:26 pm
With 8 seconds left, James caught the inbounds pass from Kevin Love, ran the length of the floor and banked in a floating jumper as time expired to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 105-103 victory over the Raptors to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-7 conference semifinal series Saturday night at...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has words for the referees during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoffs second-round series against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Toronto
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Daryl Ruiter
May 05, 2018 - 2:20 pm
By winning Games 1 and 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal on the road, James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in position to eliminate the Raptors for the third straight postseason. The Cavs have won eight straight playoff games over top-seeded Toronto heading into Saturday night's Game 3.
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