The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 117-104 to take a 1-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. LeBron James led the team with 38 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. Kevin Love also had a tremendous performance with 32 points on 9 of 16 shooting from the field and 12 rebounds.
Cleveland dominated from the first quarter and the game never had any doubt. The Cavaliers are now 9-0 in the playoffs. Boston lost home court advantage with the home loss.
Game 2 will once again be in Boston on Friday night. Cleveland appears to be playing mental chess with the Golden State Warriors looking to match their undefeated streak.