Bill Russell

Jeff Jacobs: Once Again, James Makes It His Time As Cavs Defeat Celtics

Jeff Jacobs: Once Again, James Makes It His Time As Cavs Defeat Celtics

He advances to his seventh consecutive NBA Finals.

Only Bill Russell and a select number of his Celtics teammates from a half century ago have done better.

LeBron James has scored 2,995 career playoff points now.

And nobody has done better.

This is LeBron’s Time. It has been LeBron’s Time for a long time. And as far as the Eastern Conference goes, the end to LeBron’s Time is nowhere in sight.

As they bowed out meekly, pathetically in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night at TD Garden, the question now is when will it be Celtics Time?

LeBron needed 28 points to surpass Michael Jordan’s record of 5,987 points as the NBA all-time leading...

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