2016-2017 NBA regular season playoffs round, Cleveland Cavaliers vs Toronto Raptors (games-playoffs) May 02, 2017 Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena full replay, result and recap the full game will be available.
CLEVELAND — LeBron James scorched Toronto for 39 points and became the NBA’s second all-time leading scorer in the postseason in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 125-103 win over the Raptors on Wednesday in Game 2 of this Eastern Conference semifinal.
James passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762 points) for second place on a 3-pointer in the third quarter, with the rout in this lopsided series already underway. Michael Jordan is first with 5,987 playoff points.
The Cavs own a commanding 2-0 lead in this series, with Game 3 at Toronto on Friday.
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James also became the fourth player in NBA history (Ray Allen, Reggie Miller, Manu Ginobili) to make 300 playoff 3-pointers in a career. And he now has 89 playoff games with at least 30 points, which moved him past Kobe Bryant. Only Jordan (109) has more.
Kyrie Irving added 22 points and 11 assists for the Cavs, who also received 18 points from Channing Frye and 14 from Iman Shumpert off the bench.
The Raptors were led by Jonas Valanciunas’ 23 points. Raptors coach Dwane Casey shifted Valanciunas and DeMarre Carroll to the bench and started Patrick Patterson and Norman Powell, looking for a spark that didn’t come.
All-Star guard Kyle Lowry scored 20 points, but injured his left ankle with 11:33 left in the third quarter and was out of the game for good by the fourth.
The Cavs outscored the Raptors by 39 points from 3-point range, making 18 3s to Toronto’s five. The Raptors are now 1-6 all time in Game 2 of any playoff series on the road.