Cleveland Cavaliers v Toronto Raptors

Cavs cruise to second-round sweep, eliminate Raptors with Game 4 win

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Cavs forward LeBron James looks to drive past Raptors forward Pascal Siakam (Getty Images)

The Cavaliers are heading back to the Eastern Conference finals.

With a 128-93 win in Game 4 on Monday night, the Cavs sent the Raptors home for what could be a long offseason. LeBron James nearly had a triple-double (29 points, 11 assists, eight rebounds) in the closing contest, but he got plenty of support from his teammates. Each member of Cleveland's starting five had at least 12 points, and the Cavs shot nearly 60 percent from the field as a team.

Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas led Toronto with 18 points off the bench. The starting backcourt of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan struggled throughout the game, finishing with only 18 points combined on 7-of-18 shooting. DeRozan was ejected from the game in the third quarter on a flagrant-2 foul call.

If you missed any of the action from Game 4, check out the top highlights below...

Game 4 box score | Play-by-play

Final: Cavs 128, Raptors 93

11:07 p.m. ET - And this series is over. The Raptors go down quietly in the second round. Cleveland put its foot on the gas in the first half and never looked back. The Cavs will now wait to battle the winner of the Celtics-76ers series with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line.

10:55 p.m. ET - It appears the starters are done for the night. LeBron James finishes with 29 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds in 38 minutes. He has been spectacular all series, and he will get some well-deserved rest ahead of the Eastern Conference finals.

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10:45 p.m. ET - If the Cavs keep shooting like this, they are going to be tough to stop.

End of third quarter: Cavs 100, Raptors 72

10:40 p.m. ET - It doesn't look like this series will go beyond Game 4. This one is all Cavs. Each member of Cleveland's starting five has at least 12 points, and the Cavs are shooting 65.0 percent as a team with 23 assists to seven turnovers.

DeMar DeRozan was also ejected before the end of the third period on a flagrant-2 foul call. He heads back to the locker room for the rest of the evening.

10:25 p.m. ET - Kevin Love is playing like an All-Star for the third consecutive game. He's got 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and has played some impressive defense in the paint.

10:16 p.m. ET - The Cavs' lead has ballooned to 23 points. There is no resistance from the Raptors' defense. LeBron James is near triple-double territory with 20 points, eight assists and six rebounds.

10:06 p.m. ET - A one-handed floater while fading away from the basket? When has LeBron James ever taken this shot before?

Halftime: Cavs 63, Raptors 47

9:45 p.m. ET - Both the Cavs (61.0 percent) and Raptors (52.6 percent) are shooting lights out. This game could come down to simply getting stops. JR Smith (15 points) and Kyle Korver (13 points) have taken advantage of open looks when Toronto defenders help too far down into the paint. Jonas Valanciunas has given the Raptors a nice boost off the bench with 10 points in 10 minutes, but Cleveland is dominating the minutes between the starting lineups.

Oh, and this happened.

9:34 p.m. ET - OK, that's a pretty cool photo.

9:25 p.m. ET - Kyle Korver with another open 3-pointer. He's already 4-of-4 for 10 points, and his off-ball movement is creating problems for the Raptors.

9:18 p.m. ET - Great post work by Jonas Valanciunas. He's spinning off defenders like a Tasmanian Devil cartoon. He fuels a Raptors' run and helps push Toronto ahead by two points at the 7:59 mark in the second quarter.

End of first quarter: Cavs 30, Raptors 26

9:08 p.m. ET - After not scoring a single point in Game 3, JR Smith can't miss. The Cavs shooting guard has a game-high 12 points (5-of-5 shooting). Cleveland was able to build a lead with only two points from LeBron James, which is not a great sign for the Raptors. Toronto needs to tighten up the defense, but a four-point deficit is manageable.

8:53 p.m. ET - Kickout, swing, swing, boom. The Cavs are 8-of-10 from the field to start the game. Each member of the starting lineup has scored, and the offense is flowing beautifully.

8:45 p.m. ET - A couple of early 3-pointers from Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka give the Raptors an early lead. Toronto needs Ibaka to remain engaged for all four quarters.

8:40 p.m. ET - A starting lineup change for the Raptors. Dwane Casey goes with Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan, CJ Miles, OG Anunoby and Serge Ibaka. That means Fred VanVleet and Jonas Valanciunas will come off the bench.

Tyronn Lue sticks with George Hill, Kyle Korver, JR Smith, LeBron James and Kevin Love.

8:26 p.m. ET - The Raptors are ready to roll. Can they force a Game 5 back in Toronto?

8:12 p.m. ET - Look at the big man showing off the range. The Raptors could use a strong showing from Jonas Valanciunas.

8 p.m. ET - Kyle Korver scored 18 points in Game 3, draining four of his six 3-point attempts. As you can see, he still has one of the best shooting strokes in the NBA.

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