CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 17: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers is seen against the Toronto Raptors in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 17, 2016 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Rust? What rust?

Despite an eight-day layoff since closing out the Indiana Pacers in the opening round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers hustled their way to a 116-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Quicken Loans Arena Monday night.

Small forward LeBron James scored a game-high 35 points and finished off a double-double with 10 rebounds over 42 minutes of play. Additionally, James assisted on four baskets, stole one pass and blocked a shot in the winning effort.

James converted 13 of his 23 attempts from the field, including two three-pointers and seven of his eight shots at the free-throw line.

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