LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers knocks the ball loose from Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at The Quicken Loans Arena on May 1, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Get some bodies on that Varejao guy
Cleveland's Anderson Varejao is sandwiched between Boston's Rasheed Wallace (left) and Michael Finley as they wait for a free throw to go up in Game 1. Boston held Varejao to six rebounds and matched the Cavs on the boards, but it wasn't enough as Cleveland prevailed 101-93.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers complains about a call in the first quarter of Game 1 against the Cavaliers.
Smother that guy!
The Cavs collapse on Rajon Rondo after the Celtics guard exploded for a big first half. Rondo had 27 points but couldn't rally Boston in the fourth quarter.
Usher's saying "Yeah!" as LeBron James celebrates a game-clinching three-pointer while assistant coach Michael Malone and the recording star, a part owner of the Cavaliers, feel the vibe.
No, hack the other elbow
Ray Allen and the Celtics try everything to stop LeBron James, but the Cavs star scores 35 points in a 101-93 win.
The scoreboard at Quicken Loans Arena shoots flames as the Cavs introduce LeBron James before Game 1 against the Boston Celtics.
Mo power to Cavs
Mo Williams comes up with a big game, scoring 20 points in the opener of the Cleveland Cavaliers semifinal series with the Boston Celtics.
Shaquille O'Neal, averaging 8.5 points in this postseason, misses 8 of 12 shots against the defense of Kendrick Perkins and the Boston Celtics, scoring 11 points in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
Elbow be damned
LeBron James attacks the defense of Rasheed Wallace (30) and Tony Allen as he scores 35 points in Cleveland's 101-93 win in Game 1 against Boston.
His best Redd Foxx impression
Paul Pierce loses the ball against the defense of LeBron James and Mo Williams and manages just 13 points on 5-for-17 shooting in the Celtics' Game 1 loss in Cleveland.
Good offense beats good defense
Rajon Rondo, throwing in an off-balance shot against Cleveland's Anthony Parker in the first quarter, leads the Celtics' attack with 27 points in Game 1.