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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, left, muscles his way to the basket as Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, right, tries to defend during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86

LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry signals after scoring against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Warriors trounce Spurs for 2-0 series lead

Stephen Curry had 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors trounced on the Spurs missing Kawhi Leonard, running away from San Antonio for a 136-100 rout Tuesday night and 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

The Georgian Grizzlies have recruited Cassidy Warren-Timpano to play for the women’s basketball team next season. SUBMITTED

Grizzlies add local talent

The Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball program has announced the addition of Cassidy Warren-Timpano out of Barrie’s St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School.

Submitted photo The Crates Lake Country Boats major bantam boys shone at the Guelph CYO Tournament at which the founders of the Orillia Lakers program, Ted and Dianne Williamson, cheered on the Lakers. From left: head coach Mark Meeks, Dianne Williamson, Ted Williamson, John Snake, Cody Head, Carter Madorin, Dean Perrigo, assistant coach Dave Clark, Caleb Clark, Hayden Meeks, Talbot Waite, Tyler Huxtable, Cameron Crate, assistant coach Sean Madorin and Owen Kaczanowski. Absent: Ashton Twyman, Trent Tibbett and assistant coaches Peter Head and James Waite.

Founders cheer on Lakers

Twenty-five years ago, Mark Meeks was one of the young guns on a strong bantam boys' team that blossomed during the first year of competition for the Orillia Lakers basketball program started by Ted Williamson.

Raptors star DeMar DeRozan says he had plenty of rest when he missed seven games with an injury in late January and early February. (AP)

Every minute precious for Raptors

At the tail end of a season where rest has been one of the more divisive debates in the NBA, the Raptors have pretty much had their stance on the situation made for them.

Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan drives to the basket against the New York Knicks, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Raptors record 50th win

Not a bad day’s work, all things considered, for the Raptors’ final visit of the season to Madison Square Garden Sunday afternoon.

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