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LeBron James wins it for the Cleveland Cavaliers. More

On "Saturday Night Live", host Donald Glover and the show's cast had a bit of fun with this one-sided basketball relationship, creating a promo video featuring "The Other Cavaliers" in which they describe their respective roles as teammates of LeBron.

Kenan Thompson, Kyle Mooney, and Heidi Gardner played unnamed athletes. Well, the Cavaliers' point guard has been cleaning up. Both needed to survive Game 7s just to get out of the first round.

For starters, James has four games of 40+ points.

There were several notable takeaways from Game 3 - Jame's buzzer-beater included.

Unlike Game 6 against Indiana, Monday's Game 4 is a home contest for Cleveland, which should be in the Cavs' favor.

The closet door is wide open again and LeBron James is rummaging around. Otherwise, what's the point of even playing the games?

This could mark the third straight season that the Cavs eliminate the Raptors.

After going 59-23 in the regular season, the Raptors now stand on the brink of elimination, down 3-0 to those supposedly vulnerable Cavaliers with little reason for fans to expect this series will be going back to Toronto. Toronto had the East's best record, the No. 1 seed, home-court advantage and a Cleveland team that appeared very beatable.

Jaylen Brown came off the bench to add 16 points for the Celtics while Al Horford contributed 13 points and Australian Aron Baynes grabbed 10 rebounds."These are the kind of moments you want to be in as a basketball player", Horford said.

"They were more physical with their approach", James said of the Raptors in Game 3.

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - JR Smith didn't score in Game 4 and Raptors coach Dwane Casey thought his lineup changes made it harder on Smith.

I tend to think - considering the Raptors are fairly locked into their current roster - they should stay the course with Casey. It's always like, why would he shoot a shot like that — to win a playoff game?

But the Cavs stole Game 1 by a point in overtime, and James scored 43 in a virtuoso Game 2 performance.

As for the Raptors, yeah, they probably could have played it better. Cleveland won just 50, but are now poised to eliminate the Raptors from the playoffs.

We're so eager to see where LeBron James will play next year we're missing the magic he's making this year. Through the first 3 games however, it has been the same story for the Raptors.

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