On Friday night, like the rest of the team, James never got into a groove, finishing with a team-high 22 points, going 7-for-16 from the floor, 3-of-6 from deep and 5-of-5 from the stripe and adding a team-best seven assists to go with five boards, a steal and the Cavs’ only two blocks of the game.Le Bron made all five of his trips to the stripe in the first half and has now canned 21-straight free throws dating back to the fourth quarter of Game 4.Does the King have another ace up his sleeve on Sunday?If the series continued long enough, it was just a matter of time before Indiana’s dynamic backcourt rediscovered their rhythm.Myles Turner has posted double-figures in four of the first six games while shooting 61 percent from the floor and 50 percent from deep.If the Cavaliers hope to advance on Sunday afternoon, they’ll have figure out how to mitigate this matchup.He leads their franchise with 14 playoff double doubles. De Mar De Rozan scored seven of his team-high 22 points in the second half and overtime. Toronto was outscored in points off turnovers 21-4 in Game 1. Pascal Siakam (11 points) was the lone bright spot in an otherwise off night for the Raptors' bench.
Le Bron has tallied exactly 100 points (46 in Game 2, 44 in Game 5) – drilling the game-winner at the buzzer in the latter.After taking a 2-1 series lead, the confident Pacers saw the Wine & Gold take the next two in dramatic fashion to put them on the brink of elimination on Friday night.With their backs against the wall, Indiana proceeded to thump the Cavaliers in Game 6 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, doubling a 10-point halftime lead within the first six minutes of the third quarter and leading by as many as 36 in the fourth.TORONTO -- The Cavaliers play at the Toronto Raptors Thursday in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference semifinal. Cavs minute: They've won seven straight over the Raptors in the playoffs, dating to Game 5 of the 2016 conference finals. Cleveland is 18-1 in playoff series when they win Game 1. The Cavs had 25 assists and just six turnovers in Game 1, only the third time they've done that in their playoff history. Le Bron James would pass Elgin Baylor (103 playoff double doubles) for eighth all time in that category with his next double double (he went for his 21st playoff triple double -- 26 points, 11 rebounds, 13 assists in Game 1). Online: Watch ESPN app Series recap: The Cavs lead 1-0 after their 113-112 overtime win on Tuesday.It’s been an extremely frustrating First Round for the Wine & Gold’s starting center, Kevin Love, who got off to a slow start in the series and comes into Game 7 after struggling through his last three outings.