Cavs First Team to Advance in the Conference Finals

NBA – The defending 3 – time Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers are back once again in the Conference Finals for the 4th straight season after sweeping the Raptors in Game 4 at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. 

The Cavaliers are the first team to move on to the next round and awaits the winner of the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers series. 

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In the 1st quarter, both teams are exchanging basket till halfway through the quarter, but the Cavs made separation and starts to heats up by posting the first double digit lead of the game 29 – 19 under 2:00 to go, Raptors able to cut the lead into just 4 points and limited LeBron James into just 2 points to finish the quarter 30 -26 Cavs by 4 points.

In the 2nd quarter, the Raptors are now playing much better in the game, erasing the 10 point, double digit lead by the Cavs, which was posted earlier in the game and takes the lead 38 – 36 under 8:00 minutes to go. As the quarter goes by Cavs able to get back their lead in a 7 – 0 run 47 – 40 and finish the quarter strong to end the 1st half 63 – 47, Cavs by 16 points.

In the 3rd quarter, the Cavaliers starts to pull away in the game, dominating the entire quarter as they hang on to their big double digit lead. Cavs outscored the Raptors 37 – 25 in the 3rd enjoying their big lead of 28 points as the quarters ends 100 – 72. While Raptors superstar DeMar Derozan was ejected from the game after being penalized of flagrant 2 after hitting Jordan Clarkson in the head as the quarter nears its end.

In the 4th quarter the Cavaliers lead balloons to 30 plus points and it's just a matter of time on what will be the final score because this game is already in Cavs pocket. LeBron James sit down early in the 4th with 7:28 to go in regulation where he scores 29 points, 11 assists and 8 rebounds just 2 rebounds shy of another triple double. All 5 Cavaliers starting played great games today and all 5 in double digit points.

Meanwhile, the #1 seed Toronto Raptors are back again in the drawing board to think again of their future for the next season?