The Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors open up their series at the Air Canada Centre on Tuesday night. The Raptors are coming off a series against the Washington Wizards where they ended it in six gameson the Wizards home floor. It was a tough test for the number one seeded Raptors as the Wizards were not your typical number eight seed.
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They had a dynamic back court led by All-Stars John Wall and Bradley Beal but they fell to the eighth spot because Wall miss half the season and only appearing in 41 games. The Raptors led by their back court of All-Star DeMar Derozan and Kyle Lowry took care of business and now face a Cleveland team that’s not playing very good basketball but still have the best player in the world in LeBron James.
The Raptors now may have their biggest obstacle in front of them. They know the road to the Finals will have to go through LeBron regardless of the pieces around him.
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The Cavs coming off a a long drawn out series against the Indiana Pacers which went seven games with now having one day to make adjustments and prepare for the Raptors. LeBron who said he was “tired” after game 7 now has to prepare for a Raptors team that wants the challenge.
LeBron doesn’t get any chance to rest and if the series against Indiana was a preview of what we’ll see from his supporting cast in this series LeBron won’t get a chance to catch his breathe.
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