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LeBron James Sets 3 Records In Game 5 Victory Over Toronto Raptors

LeBron Screams Records

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a great Game 5 against the Toronto Raptors last night. Not only did the Cavs win by a whopping 38 points, but they lead by as many as 43 points at one point of the Conference Final game. At halftime, they held the greatest lead in Conference Finals history with a 31 point lead at 65-34. After three quarters, it was all Cleveland 100-60 with a full quarter of garbage time.

We mentioned that the Cavs set a record for greatest lead at halftime, but LeBron James also set a few records last night.

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To start, this game was LeBron James’ 191st of his playoff career, which passes Magic Johnson for 12th place on the NBA’s all time playoff games played list. With three more playoff games, James would move into 10th place on the games played list, passing Karl Malone and Danny Ainge who are both tied at 193.

Next, James passed Kobe Bryant for most free throws made in NBA playoff history. James currently sits at 1,322 which is good for second place behind Michael Jordan’s 1,463.

Lastly, with two three-pointers on Wednesday, James passed Paul Pierce for 6th place on the NBA’s all time three-pointers made in the playoffs list. James now sits at 273 three-pointers, and is 13 threes away from passing Derek Fisher for 5th place on the all time list.

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It was a great night for James and the Cavs, as they not only destroyed the Raptors and got some good rest in, but also got to set some personal records on the side. of course, at this time of year, nothing besides a win and an NBA Championship matters.

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