Mark Jones Calls Toronto 'LeBronto' as LeBron James Lights Up Raptors in Game 2

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistMay 4, 2018

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 3: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dunks the ball against the Toronto Raptors in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2018 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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 2018 NBAE (Photo by Mark Blinch/NBAE via Getty Images)
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From this point forward, the Toronto Raptors shall be known as the LeBronto Raptors.

That's how badly LeBron James owns them.

As James helped his Cleveland Cavaliers pull away from the Raptors in Game 2 on Thursday night, ESPN announcer Mark Jones renamed "Toronto" to "LeBronto":

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Toronto has a new name #LeBronto 😂 https://t.co/N946LdIh0w

Harsh—but he's not wrong.

This tweet by Cycle's Thomas Duffy says it all:

Thomas Duffy @TJDhoops

LeBron’s last eight playoff games against the Raptors: 43 PTS, 14 AST, 8 REB, W 26 PTS, 13 AST, 11 REB, W 35 PTS, 6 AST, 9 REB, W 35 PTS, 7 AST, 8 REB, W 39 PTS, 4 AST, 6 REB, W 35 PTS, 4 AST, 10 REB, W 33 PTS, 6 AST, 11 REB, W 23 PTS, 8 AST, 6 REB, W https://t.co/MBKbTbRg6i

James and Co. have ended the Raptors' season in each of the past two years—a six-game series in the 2016 Eastern Conference Semifinals and a four-game sweep in the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals—and are well on their way to adding to the streak this year. 


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