James improves record Jordan and places with Cavaliers for finals
Cleveland Cavaliers for the third year in a row reached the final of the NBA. The defending champion went on Thursday (local time) in the final battle of the Eastern Conference the Boston Celtics.
With a victory of 135-102 put the Cavaliers in the final standings in the best-of-sevenserie at 4-1.
Opponent in the final for the third year in a row, Golden State Warriors, undefeated in the play-offs went through on the way to the final battle.
LeBron James made 35 points in the fifth meeting with the Celtics and he passed with the score of Michael Jordan as well as topschutter all times in the play-offs of the NBA. Jordan stood on 5987 points, and James went in there with 8 points over to 5995.
James is going for his seventh NBA finals in a row and his eighth in total, is on the hunt for his fourth title. The first two he won as a player of Miami Heat.
The third took James last year with Cleveland. He was especially proud of his puntenrecord, that he fell of his idol, Jordan.
“I wear not for nothing was number 23, which was also the number of Mike. I am of basketball going to stick by him. Jordan play was like going to God looked. It is unbelievable that I have been able to surpass,” says James.
Next Thursday is the first meeting between Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. The first two duels in the best-of-sevenserie be in Oakland to be played, and then play Cleveland twice at home.