Even by the Jordan standard, the East has fallen under LeBron James' domination, the kind not seen since the great Celtics teams of the 1960s.
If the Warriors can win Game 5 and clinch the Western Conference title, the seven-day shared layoff prior to the NBA Finals would set a record.
None of their season was predictable, but all of it was necessary. That's how the Cavs became the Cavs, a team that has learned championship qualities.
The difference in the series was long-range scoring. The Hawks could not replicate their regular-season success
Exhausted players are vastly more injury prone, and the only way the Cavaliers lose this series is if LeBron is injured.
You could say the LeBron James, J.R. Smith & Co. were happy to sweep the Atlanta Hawks and win the Eastern Conference crown.
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cavaliers reserved an NBA Finals spot with a rout of the Atlanta Hawks to win the Eastern Conference title.
Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving started Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games with a sore left knee.
Dave McMenamin shares some interesting facts about the young Cavs power forward, including what fuels his motor on the court.
Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol, James Harden. Steph Curry is running through his fellow All-NBA First Teamers on the road to the Finals.
The resale market for Game 4 in Cleveland, where the Cavaliers can claim the Eastern Conference title for only the second time in their history, is softer than expected.
Points Per Game103.18th
Rebounds Per Game43.018th
Assists Per Game22.110th