CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back in a huge way Wednesday night, beating the Toronto Raptors 116-78.
LeBron James and the Cavs regained control of the Eastern Conference finals with the win, taking a 3-2 series lead.
The Big 3 had 20-plus points each. James and Kyrie Irving both scored 23 points. Kevin Love led both squads with 25 points.
The Cavaliers had a 31-point halftime lead, the largest halftime advantage ever in a conference finals.
The Cavaliers came into the game with tenacious defense. Fans saw a much different team than the one in Game 3 and Game 4 losses. LeBron James said he's been in adverse situations and he just didn't think this was one of them.
"But from the very moment that we lost Game 4, I was just very calm about the whole situation," James said.
The Cavs can closeout the series with a win in Game 6 on Friday night in Toronto. If they do they will head back to the NBA Finals for second straight season.
However, the question remains can they do what they haven't done all season, win on the Raptors' court.
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