LeBron James scored 35 points and Cleveland’s Cavaliers’ visitors beat the Toronto Raptors 94-115 to be just one game away from winning the semi-final.
The Cavaliers put 3-0 numbers in the Eastern Conference semifinal series that plays to the best of seven, so they are only a triumph of eliminating the Raptors.
The fourth game of the series will be held on Sunday, again at the Raptors’ field.
Power forward Kevin Love had double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds, while base Kyrie Irving added 16 points for the Cleveland team.
The Raptors had the DeMar DeRozan attack, which scored 37 points, center Jonas Valanciunas contributed 19 and Congolese Hispanic wing-center Serge Ibaka got 12.
Ibaka played 35 minutes, hit 6 of 14 field shots and hit two rebounds.