LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 to reach their third-straight NBA finals.
Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love finished with 15 for the Cavs, who never trailed and led by as many as 39 points in one of their most dominating wins of the series. The Cavs set an NBA record by winning their 13th consecutive series close-out opportunity.
Cleveland's 4-1 series' win gives them a 12-1 record this post-season and sets up a third consecutive match-up with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team they beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.
It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James.Read More