Bryant rejoined the Lakers after having a procedure on his knee performed overseas. He received an ovation when he walked onto the floor in sweats during warm-ups, and sat on the bench during the game. Bryant, who is also recovering from a torn Achilles tendon, was not made available to the media but reported progress in an in-house television interview.
JaVale McGee led Denver with 14 points.
Kevin Love launches a full-court pass to LeBron James for the ferocious one-handed dunk, putting the Cavs up 31.
Cleveland busts open Game 5 early as they end the first quarter on a 17-3 run against the Raptors to stretch their lead to 18 points.
Jalen Rose and David Jacoby break down Draymond Green's performance against the Thunder and offer some advice.