8 May 2009

James carries on as Cleveland trounce Atlanta to go 2-0

5:43 pm on 8 May 2009

Cleveland have taken a 2-0 lead in their National Basketball Association play-off series against Atlanta with Cavaliers superstar LeBron James scoring 27 points in the emphatic 105-85 home victory.

The Cavaliers are unbeaten in their six post-season games and it's their sixth straight double-digit play-off victory, matching an NBA record first achieved by Indiana in 2004.

The best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final series continues with game three in Atlanta on Sunday.