Great things await James and the Cavs

7 Days in Dubai - - SPORT -

L e Bron James be­lieves the Cleve­land Cava­liers are “des­tined for great­ness” af­ter pow­er­ing into a 3-0 lead over the At­lanta Hawks in the NBA Eastern Con­fer­ence play-offs semi-fi­nals.

Chan­ning Frye scored 27 points as the Cava­liers dom­i­nated the Hawks in a 121-108 vic­tory in game three.

Game four takes place tonight (11.30pm UAE time) as Cleve­land travel to At­lanta to try and com­plete a sweep of the Hawks. And the Cava­liers will be hard to stop if Frye plays like he did in game three.

Signed from Or­lando in Fe­bru­ary to pro­vide an­other out­side threat and ex­tend de­fences, the 32-year-old Frye played that role to per­fec­tion.

He made 10 of 13 shots, in­clud­ing seven of nine from three-point range.

“We brought him here to shoot,” James said of Frye. “And shoot and shoot and shoot.”

James also scored 24 points, as did Kyle Irv­ing, while Kevin Love chipped in with 21.

“We’re a team that’s des­tined for great­ness,” said James.

Mean­while it was a tighter match in Ok­la­homa City as the San An­to­nio Spurs beat the Thun­der 100-96 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Con­fer­ence semi-fi­nal se­ries.

Game four in the se­ries be­tween the Spurs and Thun­der starts at 4am to­mor­row in Ok­la­homa City.

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