);
Cleveland Cavaliers v Indiana Pacers

LeBron James not thinking about Raptors, just wants rest after Game 7 win

LeBronJames - cropped
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James Getty Images

LeBron James has earned a rest, and he intends on taking it.

After once again leading the Cavaliers in scoring (game-high 45 points) during Sunday's 105-101 series-clinching win over the Pacers, he made it clear he was ready for a break.

"I'm burnt right now," James said after the win. "I'm not thinking about Toronto right now, not until (Monday). I'm ready to go home. I'm tired. I want to go home."

James outscored the rest of Cleveland's starting lineup combined Sunday, continuing his unrivaled playoff form. Trying to lead the Cavaliers to their fourth straight NBA Finals appearance, James is going to need some rest and help from his teammates to get the job done.

The Cavaliers face top-seeded Toronto in Game 1 on Tuesday.

More from NBA.com

De'Aaron Fox
Fox withdraws from Team USA
Kyle Irving
#Birch
Australia defeat Canada 81-73 in FIBA warm-up game
Benyam Kidane
#Dellavedova
Australia bounce back with 81-73 win over Canada
Benyam Kidane
#Mitchell
Team USA edge Spain 90-81 in FIBA exhibition game
Benyam Kidane
#Parker
Spurs to retire Tony Parker's no.9 jersey
Benyam Kidane
#Kia
Kia Nurse is thriving in Year Two, but what's next?
Carlan Gay
More News