The Cavs crushed the Celtics, 117-104, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals and LeBron toyed with the Celtics all night in a dominant 38-point, 9 rebound, 7 assist performance that left most people with functioning eyes thinking sweep.
Today in The Herd, Colin said LeBron is playing at the highest level of any time in his career, in his 14th year. He’s shooting better than ever from outside, more efficient than ever, and just got a month’s rest. If the Cavs sweep, he’ll get even more.
Even though the regular season was unwatchable, the Finals grudge match between the powerhouse Warriors and the Cleveland will be all that anyone remembers if it even approaches living up to the hype.
With LeBron playing like he is now, Colin thinks the Cavs have the slight edge in the matchup.
“The gap is not closing. The gap is widening.”
Here’s Colin’s rant: