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Cleveland Cavaliers reach NBA Finals, will face Warriors on Friday

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BOSTON - MAY 9: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles up court against the Boston Celtics in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs on May 9, 2010 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Celtics won 97-87. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Cleveland Cavaliers will face off against the Golden State Warriors for the third straight time in the NBA Finals.

The Cavs defeated the Boston Celtics 135-102 to complete a 4-1 series win in the Eastern Conference finals.

They will face Golden State in Game 1 on Friday.

LeBron James led the winners with 35 points, eight assists and eight rebounds and James further cemented his place as he overtook Michael Jordan as the NBA’s leading Playoff scorer in the third quarter.

Kyrie Irving added 24 points for the winners.

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