How Do NBA Teams Off a Sweep Perform in the Following Game?


Ken Blaze – USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: LeBron James.

May 13, 2018, 09:15 PM EDT

On Monday, the Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Toronto Raptors out of the playoffs for a second consecutive season. This is the sixth time in as many seasons that LeBron James (pictured above) has been part of a series sweep, an NBA record.


Making quick work of the Raptors has earned the Cavs some rest. James and his teammates will have six days off before they play again. Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals is Sunday at 3:30 p.m ET in Boston against the Celtics.

How have teams off a sweep performed in their next game, and will the rest help or hurt the Cavs?

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