The Cleveland Cavaliers are bound for the NBA Finals for the third straight season.
By winning the Eastern Conference Championship with a 135-102 Game 5 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden Thursday night, the Cavaliers earned the right to face the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors for the NBA title for third straight season.
The rubber match between the Cavaliers and Warriors marks the first time in NBA history that the same two teams will play each other in The Finals in three consecutive seasons.
En route to passing Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan for the most points in NBA Playoffs history, Cavaliers small forward LeBron James scored a game-high 35 on 13-of-18 shooting, including a four-for-seven showing from three-point range.
James added eight rebounds, eight assists, three steals and
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