Thirty three year old Lebron James scored 45 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 win over the Indiana Pacers and into the second round of the NBA play-offs. Furthermore this is the first time Lebron James has won a playoff without a teammate scoring more than twenty points in any of the games The Cleveland Cavaliers won 105 to 101 over the Indiana Pacers to book a spot into the second round of the NBA play-offs with Lebron James scoring 45points.
Lebron James and his team faced elimination for the first time during the first round stage but James managed to produce his third 40-point game of the series which enabled Cleveland wrap up the best of the seven eastern conference series 4-3.Thus giving them a shoot to a second round meeting with the Toronto Raptors.
During this game, James finished the game with five assists, four rebounds, twenty six points at the end the first half. This made him set a new record of becoming the first player to score 20 or more points 200times in the play-offs and has surpassed the record of Chicago bulls great Scottie Pippen for most career season steals. This is the fifth playoff series where James has averaged at least ten rebounds, seven assists per game and at least thirty points.
Lebron James has outrageous with no other player in NBA history has done more than once. This would be the 20th time in during a playoff series in Lebron James’s career that he has stood in front as a team leader in points, assists and rebound. Therefore we always expect great and mind blowing performances from Lebron James.