The superstar of Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James became the top scorer in National Basketball Association (NBA) Playoffs history. He achieved this distinction after his team Cavaliers defeated Boston Celtics and won the match 135-102, with James scoring 35 points.
The win meant an additional NBA Finals for Cleveland Cavaliers, as they have been Eastern Conference Champions consecutively for three years . This time they face Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, who went through the playoffs by removing Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in four games each.
Cavaliers, during their playoffs, removed Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors in four games, the Celtics made them struggle through a five-game series.
The NBA Finals are to commence from June 1.
The top 10 scorers in NBA Playoffs History:
1. LeBron James – 5,995 points
2. Michael Jordan – 5,987 points
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – 5,762 points
4. Kobe Bryant – 5,640 points
5. Shaquille O’Neal – 5,250 points
6. Tim Duncan – 5,172 points
7. Karl Malone – 4,761 points
8. Jerry West – 4,457 points
9. Tony Parker – 4,012 points
10. Larry Bird – 3,897 points
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