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Raptors absorb major beatdown in Game 5

Toronto got pummeled 116-78 on Wednesday, falling behind 3-2 in the East finals and handing the momentum back to Cleveland.

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All-Access: Cavs reassert their dominance in Game 5 (1:44)
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Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Kyle Lowry once signed an offer sheet with the Cavs, and the fans in Cleveland still have respect for the Raptors PG.

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Cavs blow out Raptors in Game 5 (2:05)
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Stephen A.: Raptors forgot how to play basketball (1:15)

Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Dwane Casey after game 5: "They kicked our butts, that's the bottom line."

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors coach Dwane Casey: "They kicked our butts. That's the bottom line."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs win 116-78 to go up 3-2 over the Raptors. Love 25p on 8-for-10 2r 2a 2b in 24 mins; LeBron 23p 6r 8a 2s; Kyrie 23p 3r 3a 3s; Jefferson 11p 6r. CLE 57.1; TOR 39.1 pct. CLE led by as many as 43. Game 6 is Friday in The 6.

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LeBron, Cavs regain control with rout of Raptors

LeBron James scored 23 points and 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.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

It's a final in Cleveland. Cavs 116, Raptors 78. The 78 points are the fewest the Cavs have allowed in a game this postseason.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavaliers rout Raptors 116-78, take 3-2 series lead. The ViewFromVegas is they easily covered as 11-point home faves; game stayed under 197.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Cavs 116 Raptors 78. Cleveland leads the Eastern Conference finals series 3-2. Toronto has lost three games at Quicken Loans Arena by a combined 88 points.

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Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

With Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry's night over, his Eastern Conference finals splits: In two home wins 55 points, 8-for-15 3-point range, five turnovers. In three road losses 31 points, 2-for-19 3-point range, 14 turnovers.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs up 100-60 after 3Q. Love 25p on 8-of-10; LeBron 23p 8a 6r; Kyrie 23p 3a 3r; Tristan 9p 10r. CLE 61.7 pct; TOR 41.3 pct.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have combined for 71 points. The Raptors have 60 as a team. Cleveland leads by 40 heading to the 4th quarter of Game 5 and is 12 minutes away from taking a 3-2 lead back to Toronto for Game 6.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs 100 Raptors 60 end 3. Nothing more needs to be said.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

LeBron James (23 pts, 6 reb, 8 ast) checks out with 1:53 left in the third quarter and that might be it for him tonight. The Cavs lead the Raptors by 36 in Game 5.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

Game 5 is deep into the third quarter and Cleveland is still shooting better than 60% from the field. Meanwhile the Raptors are shooting worse overall (43%) than the Cavs are from deep (47%). That's how you end up with a 34-point Cleveland lead.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors F Patrick Patterson has a left hand contusion but is available to return. X-rays were negative.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game102.714th
Rebounds Per Game43.416th
Assists Per Game18.729th
Points Allowed98.23rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-165626.683
2014-154933.598
2013-144834.585
2012-133448.415
2011-122343.348

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