LeBron James had a 40-point triple-double in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals and the Cleveland Cavaliers still lost to the Boston Celtics. Out West, the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors, 127-105, on Wednesday to even the series at 1-1.

 

The second game in their respective conference finals did not go according to plan for the Cavs and Warriors. Last year’s finals participants will have four days to figure out what went wrong. Cleveland plays Saturday (8:30 p.m. ET) and Golden State Sunday (8 p.m. ET).

Will the extra days off to rest and prepare help or hurt the Cavaliers and Warriors?

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Greg M. Cooper – USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: LeBron James.