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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's play-off scoring record

28 May 2017

So LeBron James is not called the King of the Court for nothing.

James is making his seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals.

James, arguably the premier player in the game, leads a Cavs side that features the sublime talents of Australian-born, but USA loyal, point guard Irving and sharpshooting big man Love. Cleveland won the 2016 title after Golden State prevailed in 2015. But I can't answer that question and know if we're going to play them in the Eastern Conference finals next year.

"This team is a insane team", Cavs coach Ty Lue said. There have been four finals games with totals of 211 or more points in that span, and those have split 2-2 O/U. So I'd never believed I could beat Mike. He set the record for points in the National Basketball Association playoffs, surpassing Michael Jordan, which everyone knows means quite a lot to the legacy-focused James. The Cavs, meanwhile, tightened up their defense while LeBron James launched into superhuman mode, carrying the Cavs to a 12-1 record in the playoffs with one of the finest all-around postseasons of his career.

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"I'll take LeBron James, absolutely", Laimbeer said this month on "The Rematch" podcast. And so, I think maybe there's just a lack of appreciation for greatness. He added (via ESPN), "It has nothing to do with passing the rings, passing the points, passing MVPs. I just have to keep going and figure out what I've gotta do to come back at the highest level possible". Heck, even back-up point guard Deron Williams got in on the action, scoring 14 points in the first half.

Today, I will be recapping the two recently concluded conference finals series. "Me personally, I didn't have it...that's what I have to say about my performance".LeBron James was whistled for his fourth foul with almost seven minutes left in the first half Tuesday, sending him to the bench early in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.Kevin Love added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in the postseason.

The Eastern conference finals are over, with the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James taking care of business in game 5.

"We're definitely disappointed. I feel like if we weren't, there would be a problem", he said. We obviously see that the team to get past is Cleveland, and right now we're not there, we're not where we need to be. "As of tonight, I'll get started", he promised.

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The 32-year-old, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games.

"We're never going to have NFL-style parity in this league", Silver said in June previous year. "But they tested us every single minute, and we needed that". The 43 points Cleveland scored in the first quarter set a team postseason record for a quarter.

James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. He finished the quarter with 35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and didn't come out for the fourth. James hit 13 of 18 from the field, 4 of 7 from 3-point range and 5 of 8 from the free-throw line. "Because I think we saw it first hand, especially in these home games".

The Cavaliers have played the Indiana Pacers (No. 15 in offensive rating during the regular season), and they faced the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics while Kyle Lowry and Isaiah Thomas were out for sustained stretches.

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