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LeBron, Cavaliers Earn NBA Finals Spot By Sweeping Hawks

LeBron, Cavaliers Earn NBA Finals Spot By Sweeping Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is within reach. The Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals. James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving provided a boost after missing two games and Cleveland reserved a spot in the finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night to win the Eastern Conference title. By sweeping the top-seeded Hawks, the Cavs earned their second trip to the finals, where they will face either Golden State or Houston starting June 4. It will be the fifth straight visit to the league's showcase event for the inimitable James, who returned to Cleveland after four years in...

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