The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, earning a 101-93 win over the Boston Celtics to finish off a four-game sweep in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series. They sustained some costly damage in the process, though, losing two starters — one to injury, the other to ejection — during the course of a 48-minute slugfest that could have the Cavs entering Round 2 wounded and short-handed.
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LeBron James scored 27 points on 10-for-24 shooting, 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals and a block — his NBA record 33rd career playoff game with at least 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists — in a game-high 46-plus minutes to lead the way. Kyrie Irving did his part, too, capping off his first career playoff series with 24 points on 8-for-19 shooting, 11 rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 43 minutes to propel Cleveland into a second-round matchup with the winner of the seriesRead More »from Cavs win Game 4, finish sweep of Celtics, but enter Round 2 with questions