ESPN2.com: LeBron James’ Cavs beat Warriors in first-round game October 1, 2021 October 1, 2021 admin

ESPN2 (Los Angeles) — LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-96 win over the Golden State Warriors in the first-ever NBA playoff game in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

James scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Cavs (13-3) to a franchise-record 51 victories in 82 games since the 2009-10 season.

James finished with 29 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds for the Cavaliers (13th in the Western Conference).

James, who is expected to return to Cleveland next week for the NBA Finals, has averaged 23.8 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks in the postseason.