By the Numbers: Pulling Past the Pacers

Cavs.com digests the digits from the Wine and Gold’s four-game sweep over Indiana in today’s installment of “By the Numbers” presented by FanDuel.


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1 … player in NBA history to average at least 32 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks in a series – LeBron James

.541 … Channing Frye’s career three-point percentage in 21 postseason games with the Wine and Gold – good for the top spot in franchise history

11 … times in Cavaliers franchise history that they’ve reached the Conference Semifinals

.769 | .778 … Deron Williams’ field goal (10-of-13) and three-point field goal (7-of-9) percentages through the four-game First Round series

.875 … Cavaliers’ Playoff winning percentage against Eastern Conference opponents (28-4) since 2015

.937 … Cavaliers’ Playoff winning percentage against Eastern Conference opponents at home (15-1) since 2015

10 … occasions that LeBron James has swept a team out of the postseason – including every First Round foe over the last five seasons

6.3 … offensive rebounds that Tristan Thompson averaged against Indiana – grabbing 25 of his 44 total boards off the offensive glass

22 … out of Kyrie Irving’s previous 26 postseason games that he’s scored at least 20 points – including Sunday’s 28-point performance in Indy

3 … Eastern Conference teams (Celtics [2], Pistons and Magic) that have won a Playoff series against LeBron James during his 14-year career

.438 … J.R. Smith’s three-point shooting percentage (7-for-16) against Indiana in Cleveland’s four-game sweep

14 … games that Kevin Love has grabbed double-figure boards in the postseason – including a playoff career-high 16 rebounds in Cleveland’s Game 4 victory

8 … times – including Sunday’s win in Indiana – that the Cavaliers have swept an opponent after having them down 3-0 in a series

.550 | .467 … Channing Frye’s field goal (11-of-20) and three-point field goal (7-of-15) percentages in the First Round against Indiana

112.8 … points per game that the Cavaliers averaged in four games against Indiana – a franchise-best for a postseason series

27 … series that LeBron James has won against Eastern Conference opponents over his career

8 … combined fast break points Cleveland allowed over the last two games of their First Round series against Indy

.633 … Kyle Korver’s three-point percentage (19-for-30) in six regular and postseason meetings against Indiana this year

199 … total offensive rebounds that Tristan Thompson has grabbed in his postseason career – tops in Cavs franchise history

60, 285 … postseason points that LeBron James needs to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762) and Michael Jordan (5,987), respectively, to move into the top spot in NBA playoff history

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