Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

And just like in Game 7 of the Finals a year ago, Kyrie was there to save the day for the Cavs, after James was unable to dominate like he had in games 1 and 2.

Golden State Warriors will be waiting to compete against one of these two teams in the NBA Finals.

James will appear in his seventh consecutive Finals as he seeks his fourth title. The point guard scored 12 of the Cavs' last 14 points in the first half and then poured in a franchise playoff-record 21 in the third period, including an wonderful 19 in the final 4:48. Love added three assists, four steals and a blocked shot in the win. "We'll be able to take our time and get more opinions". "We're going to enjoy this for a couple days before we have to lock in on that juggernaut out West".

Coach Tyronn Lue said they've gotten tighter this season.

"In the back of my mind, I was like, I'm saying to myself, "We can not - they can not tie up this series"," he said. Not the way we wanted to finish, but we came a long ways from the beginning of the year, came together.

Unless something similar happens in Game 5, the series is not going back to Cleveland.

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The second quarter offered little relief for Boston.

The Cavaliers put the lead back up to 21 points, 57-36, when Williams caught a pass from James and knocked down a three-pointer from 26 feet away on the right wing at the 7:22 mark of the quarter. James took a seat with Boston up 10 points in the quarter.

The Cavs' 75-point first half outburst was also good for a franchise record.

"The closeout game is always the hardest.and Boston is going to make it even harder", said LeBron James, who rebounded from a playoff-low 11 points in Game 3 to score 34 in Game 4. "Again, sometimes I think that - I'll go look at it and see all the things that we did wrong, but I think it's more of a tip-your-hat kind of thing with those two guys tonight". "It's making us work", the Cavs coach said.

It wouldn't be insane to think the Celtics could win Game 5 at home. Avery Bradley is averaging 16.4 points and 3.9 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 15.5 points and 5.6 assists. Schools close down, pollen kicks in, the neighborhood pool opens for the season, and LeBron James goes back to the NBA Finals. He is listed as probable, but the injury did appear to affect his play during the second half of Game 4.

Adding injury to insult, the Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas re-aggravated a lingering hip injury in the third quarter of the Game 2 massacre that would keep him out for the remainder of the postseason. In Game 3, Smart was hitting that pull up three off the ball screen, but in Game 4, he looked like he was someone that shot 28 percent from three during the regular season. That honor belonged to Kyrie Irving, who picked up his team when James went to the bench in the second quarter with four fouls. The Cavs only had two points off turnovers, while Boston had 13. "That's just how the game be played".


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