Cleveland Cavaliers suffer first post-season defeat

Before and leading up to Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finalsbetween the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Toronto Raptors, many had undoubtedly written Toronto off. The Cavaliers were in the midst of a perfect post-season record, having swept each of their previous two Playoff series, and the Toronto Raptors had come out sluggish, to say the least in the previous two meetings leading up to the Game 3 tip-off.

Raptors dig deep, come away with win

Toronto came out inspired and played with the energy and the grit of a team with their Playoff lives on the line.

The Raptors held the Cavs to just 35.4% shooting, dominated on the boards by double-digits, and faced a deficit of 18 points. With the heroics of Center Bismack Biyobo inspiring the rest of the Raptors squad, Toronto was able to notch their first win of the series against the previously unbeaten Cavaliers. Only time will tell if they can continue to ride this momentum and have it translate into more wins, but, for anyone who thought that the Cavs would have another clean sweep, there's clearly something else in the cards.

OKC stun the Warriors yet again

It would be startling enough if one were to suggest that the Oklahoma City Thunder would beat the defending champion Golden State Warriors twice out of three games -- but it's even more of a shock if one were to add the fact that the Thunder would annihilate those same defending champions by a final box score of 133-105.

Kevin Durant put up 33 points, while his partner in crime, Russell Westbrook flirted with another triple-double, with a final tally of 30 points, 12 assists, and 8 rebounds. After being a tied game from roughly the second quarter, the Oklahoma City Thunder went on a monstrous run of 77-40 to put the game away with a thunderous exclamation point and take the lead in the series at two games to one.

It's safe to say that these last two games in both conference finals series have netted some surprising results.

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