CAVALIERS WIN SERIES 4-2

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LeBron and the Cavs finally sank the talkative Wizards. James recorded his third playoff triple-double, helping Cleveland to a 105-88 series-clinching victory in Friday's Game 6. Story
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ESPN.com Research Notes

This is the third straight year the Wizards and Cavs have met in the first round of the playoffs.

In last year's playoffs, LeBron James averaged 24.1 points and 5.9 rebounds.

In the past two years, the Cavs have lost only one game at home during the opening-round matchup with the Wizards.

Over the past five years, the No. 4 seed has lost only two opening-round series (Miami in 2007 and Chicago in 2005).

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Player Matchups

WIZARDS CAVALIERS
A. DanielsA. Daniels
Points: 8.4
Rebounds: 2.9
Assists: 4.8
PGD. WestD. West
Points: 8.3
Rebounds: 3.2
Assists: 3.8
D. StevensonD. Stevenson
Points: 11.2
Rebounds: 2.9
Assists: 3.1
SGD. BrownD. Brown
Points: 7.5
Rebounds: 3.4
Assists: 2.2
C. ButlerC. Butler
Points: 20.3
Rebounds: 6.7
Assists: 4.9
SFL. JamesL. James
Points: 30.0
Rebounds: 7.9
Assists: 7.2
A. JamisonA. Jamison
Points: 21.4
Rebounds: 10.2
Assists: 1.5
PFB. WallaceB. Wallace
Points: 4.8
Rebounds: 8.4
Assists: 1.5
B. HaywoodB. Haywood
Points: 10.6
Rebounds: 7.2
Assists: 0.9
CZ. IlgauskasZ. Ilgauskas
Points: 14.1
Rebounds: 9.3
Assists: 1.4

Season Series

Series tied 2-2
Dec 5, 2007 @WSH 105, CLE 86Recap | Box Score
Jan 23, 2008 @CLE 121, WSH 85Recap | Box Score
Feb 22, 2008 @CLE 90, WSH 89Recap | Box Score
Mar 13, 2008 @WSH 101, CLE 99Recap | Box Score

Injury Report

WASHINGTON WIZARDS
was No recent injuries
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
cle No recent injuries

Playoff History

WAS CLE
Championships: 1 Championships: 0
Last Championship: 1978 Last Championship: N/A
Last Season:
Lost in Eastern Conference first round
Last Season:
Lost in NBA Finals

Team Stats (Regular Season)

  WIZARDS CAVALIERS
PPG 98.8 96.4
RPG 41.6 44.6
APG 19.6 20.0
FG% 44.600 43.855
FT% 78.202 71.664
3P% .356 .358

Featured Comment

    I wish both teams would have been healthy. That series three years ago was awesome!

  • newdorlr

Cavaliers 105, Wizards 88