The great action continues in the NBA Playoffs. On Wednesday the San Antonio Spurs regained their home-court pride after defeating the Houston Rockets and leveling their second-round series, while in Cleveland the Cavaliers won Game 2 against the Toronto Raptors.
Cavaliers go 2-0 up
It was a historic night for LeBron James as his 39 points, six rebounds and four assists helped him claim second spot on the NBA Playoffs all-time scoring list and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 125-103. Kyrie Irving had a 22-point, 11-assist double-double and Channing Frye finished with 18 points and five rebounds.
Jonas Valanciunas led the Raptors with 23 points and five rebounds, Cory Joseph had 22 points and six rebounds, Kyle Lowry 20 points and five assists, and Congolese forward Serge Ibaka 16 points and five rebounds.
Spurs even series
The San Antonio Spurs reclaimed homecourt after beating the visiting Houston Rockets 121-96. Kawhi Leonard had 34 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, Tony Parker 18 points and four assists, LaMarcus Aldridge 15 points and eight rebounds, while Jonathan Simmons ended the game with 14 points.
The Rockets were led by Ryan Anderson with 18 points and eight rebounds, Eric Gordon had 15 points, Clint Capela 14 points and James Harden finished with a 13-point, 10-assist double-double.
By Kaunda Chama