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2017 Schedule
51-31, 1st in Central
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1dDave McMenamin

LeBron's playoff minutes don't worry Cavs' Lue

Tyronn Lue said he's fine with playing LeBron James a playoff-high 43.8 minutes per game, as the NBA's postseason schedule is more forgiving than the regular-season slate.

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Cavs vs. Warriors: Who had the better sweep? (1:17)
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Lowe: Howard Beck on Jordan's shadow

Zach talks to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report about Michael Jordan's giant shadow, the playoffs, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, and more.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Shout out to the Cavs' training staff going the extra mile cleaning the team's yoga mats with disinfecting wipes after today's practice

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Jalen & Jacoby: Riley talked off ledge after LeBron left (4:42)
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Hill doesn't want to hit the fast-forward button in the East (1:26)
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2dMartín Bater | ESPN Digital

Cinco lecciones de la barrida de los Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James sigue siendo una locomotora imparable que va a toda velocidad rumbo a su objetivo, pero sus tiros libres y la defensa en equipo son temas que deben reforzar para la segunda ronda.

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Nichols hopes Riley has learned from LeBron's exit (2:54)
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Behind Pat Riley's pitch to save Miami's Big Three (2:20)
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3dDave McMenamin

NBA: Missed call on LeBron's late 3 in Game 4

According to the NBA's Last Two Minute Report, LeBron James made a traveling violation before hitting a 3-pointer that sealed the Cavaliers' victory over the Pacers on Sunday.

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Pat Riley and the breakup of Miami's Big Three (3:14)
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Cavaliers pull out all the stops to sweep Pacers (1:44)
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NBA Lockdown: Have Views Changed In First Round?

Jorge Sedano, Ohm Youngmisuk and Dave McMenamin discuss if their opinion of the Cavs has changed as a result of Cleveland's sweep, if the Warriors are in trouble without Steve Kerr long term, the Celtics' ability to claw back against the Bulls, the irony in Russell Westbrook's statements and more.

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Stephen A.: Cavs' biggest problem is arrogance (2:00)
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Lue considers Cavs-Warriors to be a rivalry (0:58)
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3dHenry Abbott

Is LeBron slowing down?

At 32 years old, LeBron James remains superhuman, able to carry the Cavs while playing an unprecedented number of minutes. But even superhumans have their limits.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Defense has been a struggle for the Cavs all season long, and their first-round series against the Pacers was no different. In their four-game sweep, the Cavs had one of the worst defensive efficiency ratings of any LeBron James playoff team.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.34th
Rebounds Per Game43.812th
Assists Per Game22.713th
Points Allowed107.220th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646
2013-143349.402
2012-132458.293