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Is LeBron more rested or rusty after long playoff breaks?

How much does rest affect LeBron James in the playoffs? Kyusung Gong/Zuma Press/Icon Sportswire

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have had seven days to rest since dispatching the Indiana Pacers in Round 1. It's a familiar pattern for James, who often takes advantage of ending series early to manufacture days off.