Full Highlights of LeBron James' 44-Point Explosion in Cavaliers Win vs. Celtics

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistMay 22, 2018

LeBron James was never going to go down without a fight.

After his Cleveland Cavaliers dropped the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Boston Celtics, James led his side to two straight wins at Quicken Loans Arena to tie the series. He spearheaded Monday's 111-102 victory in Game 4 with 44 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals, stuffing the stat sheet and overcoming his seven turnovers in the process.

Cleveland jumped out to a 34-18 lead after the first quarter and never looked back, largely because James did what was needed to keep Boston at bay. The Celtics battled within single digits a number of times only to be met with James driving to the rim or finding an open teammate for a clean look.

If James is going to make the NBA Finals for the eighth straight year, he and his Cavaliers will need to figure out a way to win on the road with Wednesday's Game 5 in Boston approaching, but he was once again a dominant force in Monday's victory.

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