Even from LeBron James, who, at age 33, is already the best or second-best player of all-time.
But as the buzzer sounded on Toronto's season Monday night - the Cavaliers putting an exclamation point on a four-game sweep with a 128-93 throttling that counted as the biggest margin of defeat for a No. 1 seed at the hands of a lower seed in an elimination game in National Basketball Association history - you could only consider its strategic choices to be abysmal failures.
James, the buzzer-beating hero of Cleveland's epic victory in game three on Saturday, scored 29 points as Toronto's bid to avoid the ignominy of a 4-0 series loss ended in a 128-93 pounding.
The Cavs will now face either Boston or Philadelphia, who stopped the Celtics advancing with a home win on Monday night.
Their path to the East finals wasn't straight.
For someone who has won three of them, LeBron James sure has been averse to the word "championship" this season.As in, he hasn't really said it. "But I can only speak in the moment".
The Cavaliers have won nine straight playoff games against the Raptors dating back to the 2016 conference final.
"That is what our goal is".
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Joining her for the announcement were children who have written to her and whom she has met during her first year as First Lady. Her choice was ridiculed nearly immediately, given her husband's longtime habit of calling people names on Twitter, but Mrs.
29/11/9 - Although MVP voters seem to every season, you can never get exhausted of LeBron's greatness, especially if you're a Cavs fan.
In the Cavs' seven-game series win over the Indiana Pacers in the first round, James averaged 34.4 points per game, and Cleveland's next-highest scorer was Kevin Love at 11.4 points per game. Jonas Valanciunas led the Raptors with 18 points as they came up short yet again.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, James has made five go-ahead shots in the final five seconds of regulation or overtime in the playoffs - two more than Michael Jordan - and he might not be done.
Lue said playing James with the Cavs' second unit helped negate the Toronto bench. Love also added two blocks and two steals, while finally rounding back into form.
21 -After seemingly being out of the playoff rotation prior to Game 4, Cedi Osman not only led the reserves with 21 minutes, but he made the a lot of them as well. James and Bryant share plenty of physical traits with other players, but it's the intangibles that separate the scorers and playmakers from the difference makers.
LeBron proved why he's called The King throughout the four matches - but his best shot came in the final few seconds of game three.
For the Raptors, there's nothing positive to be taken from this defeat. Like he does every year, James has elevated his game in the postseason. It's all getting a little bit deja vu.
The Raptors needed big games from their All-Star backcourt if they were going to have any choice of returning to Toronto for Game 5. Everyone thought they were vulnerable but as long as they have him, they have a chance and that's what we were looking at.
The candidate will be responsible for game event, dungeon, and field planning, with emphasis on creation and adjustment. Nintendo has posted up a new " level designer " job listing related to The Legend of Zelda series.
Such a result would cement Hezbollah's role in the Lebanese government as the strongest political power in the country. Lebanon's first parliamentary vote in nine years was held on Sunday, with over 500 candidates vying for seats.
The London Stadium was considered as a venue for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, but was not one of the 11 grounds named in April. These are the two best baseball teams in the world and arguably the two best sporting teams in the world.
The IDF claimed the suspects were conspiring to damage " security infrastructure in the area of the security fence ". A Palestinian source quoted by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz said that the victims appeared to be members of Hamas .
After waging a lengthy campaign to win over the board of Dublin-based Shire , Takeda announced Tuesday that they had an agreement. The initial offer was $59.42 (44 pounds) per share which the Shire outright rejected terming it as undervaluation.
His only appearance for Fulham came in a UEFA Europa League match against Danish side Odense Boldklub in December 2011. Etheridge had an impressive nineteen clean sheets for Cardiff City in the 2017-2018 EFL Championship season.
Hughes, meanwhile, will focus on making sure the disappointment of not beating Everton does not impact on Tuesday's game. The side needed a draw between Swansea and Southampton to keep alive its faint hopes, but Gabbiadini put paid to that.
It was just one among the dozens to hit the area within 24 hours and was the most powerful natural disaster to hit the island. Authorities have locked down the Leilani Estates neighborhood in Pahoa, more than 25 miles from the Kilauea Volcano .
In response to the president's words, former French president François Hollande harshly rebuked Trump's " shameful " remarks. London suffered a spike in knife crime early this year, and saw more murders during February and March than NY .
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Tapping on it further presents the "Search Music" option along with different tabs like Trending, Moods and Genres. Though, not available for now, you will be able to make direct payments for things like movie tickets on the app.
24-hour dust, thunderstorm warnings issued in hill states
Last Wednesday night, thunderstorms had wreaked havoc in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, killing over 100 people. The Meteorological Department has said that there is a possibility of heavy rains and storms in northern India .
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Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures will open Sherlock Holmes 3 on December 25, 2020, the companies announced Monday . The director is now busy with the " Aladdin " live-action from Disney, which will be released on May 24, 2019 in the US.
Who will India face in the group stages?
Sunil Chhetri selected the two kids who will travel for 2018 FIFA World Cup to be the official match ball carriers in two matches. Speaking at the draw, Chhetri said: "The AFC Asian Cup is an enormous opportunity for us and we are looking forward to it".
Unified North, South Korea TT team lose
When the athletes appeared on court, the public address system announced that there was no North and no South, but Korea. It is thanks to the IOC that North Korea is participating here in Halmstad, due to their Olympic Solidarity support.