SCOREBOARD
Saturday, June 2
Detroit at Cleveland, (8:30 p.m. EDT). The Cavaliers can advance to the NBA Finals for the first time in team history.

MICHAEL NEVER DID THAT
LeBron James was the first player to score 25 straight points in the postseason, when he scored Cleveland's final 25 and 29 of the last 30 in the Cavaliers' 109-107 win in double overtime over Detroit in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.

DICE OK
Detroit Pistons forward Antonio McDyess will not be further penalized by the NBA for his rough foul in the first quarter on Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao in Game 5 on Thursday night. McDyess received a flagrant-2 foul after he unexpectedly clotheslined Varejao under the basket and was ejected. On Friday, league spokesman Tim Frank said McDyess will not face any more discipline.

APPEARING ACT
ial in the NBA told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The team did not disclose terms.

SOAK IT IN
Just how drained was LeBron James following his 48-point performance in Cleveland's 109-107 win in double overtime over Detroit in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals? James received an IV to guard against dehydration before leaving Detroit's home arena for the short flight back to Cleveland on Friday morning.

SPEAKING
``You know, I'm still in awe.'' - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown on Friday, the day after LeBron James scored 48 points to lead Cleveland over Detroit 109-107 in two overtimes.

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