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Pressure flips to Celtics after Cavs win Game 4

LeBron James' sixth 40-point game of the postseason helped Cleveland hold off Boston's second-half push to tie the Eastern Conference finals.

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Cavs even East finals off LeBron's 44-point effort

LeBron James is perfect from the field in the first quarter and finishes with 44 points as the Cavs beat the Celtics 111-102.

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Stephen A.: LeBron is on 'Mount Rushmore of basketball'

Stephen A. Smith explains how LeBron James is able to continuously play at a high level in his 15th year in the league.

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James leaps over two defenders to grab Love's full-court pass

Before Game 4, LeBron James describes how certain plays, like a Kevin Love long pass, create momentum. In the second quarter, James scores off one.

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LeBron: 'Humbling' to be mentioned with the greats

LeBron James reacts to setting another all-time playoff record and what it means to be in the same category with the greats of the NBA.

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Korver jokes: 'I'm going to be hurting tomorrow'

Kyle Korver says that he's going to do "whatever it takes" to help the Cavaliers reach the Finals, including diving for the ball.

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LeBron ready for a hostile Boston environment in Game 5

LeBron James explains why he's playing at such a high level in his 15th season and the importance of shutting down Al Horford the last two games.

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Age tops youth as Korver stuffs Brown

37-year-old Kyle Korver denies 21-year-old Jaylen Brown on multiple occasions in the first half of the Cavs' Game 4 win.

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LeBron wills Cavs to Game 4 win

The Celtics stayed within striking distance, but LeBron James was too much for Boston with 44 points to even the series at two games apiece.

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Cavs cruise to Game 4 victory

LeBron James records his sixth 40-point game of the postseason while Kyle Korver adds 14 off the bench, leading the Cavs to an 111-102 win.

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Horford: Can't take LeBron 'for granted'

Al Horford admits that most have come to expect LeBron James' impressive stat sheet, but that doesn't mean they can't work harder to "contain him."

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Lue in awe of Korver, especially at age 37

Ty Lue praises Kyle Korver for being so versatile on the court and after confusing his age, jokes "we playing him too many minutes."

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Nichols: Celts 'not daunted' by Game 4 loss

Rachel Nichols sheds some light on the atmosphere in both locker rooms, saying both teams feel equally as confident heading back to Boston.

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LeBron gets 6th 40-point game of playoffs with 3

LeBron James jumps over the 40-point threshold with a late triple in his incredible Game 4 performance.

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LeBron follows turnover with steal and layup

LeBron James carelessly passes the ball away, but gets a steal of his own and barrels into Marcus Smart to hit the lay-in.

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LeBron pushes pace to score Eurostep lay-in

LeBron James runs out in transition and steps by Jayson Tatum and finishes with the finger roll.

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Phillies, Braves looking to settle in atop NL East

The Phillies got the better of the Braves in Monday's showdown, but these upstarts could be fighting for division supremacy for years to come.

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Goldschmidt is hitting .140 with no home runs at home, and the Diamondbacks' offense isn't good enough to make up for Arizona's lost superstar.

Arenado throws tantrum after striking out

Nolan Arenado swings and misses on a fastball down the middle and proceeds to slam his bat in frustration in the dugout.

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Harper, Soto already have so much in common

Juan Soto becomes the youngest Nationals player to hit a HR, just a few days younger than Bryce Harper was when he connected on his first dinger.

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Dyson makes improbable catch at the wall

Both Jarrod Dyson and David Peralta speed to the wall to catch Travis Shaw's high-flying hit but the pair collide as Dyson makes the catch.

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Best stuff from OTAs: No Aaron Donald but Saquon Barkley is making one-handed grabs

Rookie camps are in the books. It's time for full teams to take the practice field for OTAs. Here's the best stuff from around the NFL.

Jordan vs. LeBron

Jalen can't handle Jay Williams' take

Jalen Rose has to walk away from the set after Williams says James would dominate Jordan in a one-on-one game.

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Stephen A. goes off on Pippen's MJ-LeBron comparison

Stephen A. Smith doesn't understand Scottie Pippen defending LeBron James by saying he plays in a different era than Michael Jordan.

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Lionel Messi is the quietest superstar

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  • Stay Messi, My Friend

    Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts.