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Kevin Love Shoots 80 Percent in Game 5 Rout (VIDEO)

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After scoring a combined 13 points through his last two games, Kevin Love went off for 25 points in Wednesday’s Game 5 win over the Raptors. Love and LeBron James The post Kevin Love Shoots 80 Percent in Game 5 Rout (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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WATCH: LeBron James Drops 23 Points, 8 Dimes on Raptors

LeBron James was front and center in Cleveland’s 116-78 rout of the Raptors, stuffing his stat sheet while resting for the final 14 minutes of Game 5. After the game, The post WATCH: LeBron James Drops 23 Points, 8 Dimes on Raptors appeared first on SLAMonline.

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Post Up: Cavs Conquer

The Cavaliers shot 57.1% from the field in a 116-78 drubbing of Toronto. The post Post Up: Cavs Conquer appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron, Love Power Cavaliers to 116-78 Romp Over Raptors

LeBron James scored 23 points then grabbed a seat, Kevin Love scored 25, and the Cleveland Cavaliers unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-78 rout of the Raptors in Game 5 on Wednesday night.

Melo Trimble Reportedly Withdraws from 2016 NBA Draft: Latest Comments, Reaction

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LeBron James Throws Down Fastbreak Slam (VIDEO)

LeBron James has to be pleased with his team’s first half effort. The Cavs wasted no time in accumulating a 31-point lead by halftime, leaving Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan The post LeBron James Throws Down Fastbreak Slam (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: LeBron James Finds Richard Jefferson for Alley-Oop

Richard Jefferson has provided Tyronn Lue with an energetic presence off the bench, scoring four points with two boards in five minutes. Here, he delivered an emphatic flush after catching The post WATCH: LeBron James Finds Richard Jefferson for Alley-Oop appeared first on SLAMonline.

Charles Barkley Reportedly Challenged to Fight by Warriors Fan for Thunder Pick

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