LeBron James and J.R. Smith carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 97-89 Game One win over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals at Philips Arena.
James paced Cleveland with 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists, while Smith knocked down eight three’s on his way to 28 points.
The Cavs take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game Two is in Atlanta on Friday.
In the Western Conference finals, game-two between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets is tonight. The Warriors lead the series 1-0.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports