The Cleveland Cavaliers have joined Golden State in the NBA finals, after completing a 4-1 series win over the Boston Celtics, with a 135-102 win in game five.

LeBron James finished with 35 points, as he passed Michael Jordan as the all-time leading scorer in postseason history.

James notched hisĀ 5989th postseason point, surpassing Jordan's 5,987 points.

Meanwhile, Kyrie Irving finished with 24 points and Kevin Love had 15 for the Cavs.

Avery Bradley led the scoring with 23 for the Celtics, followed by Gerald green who finished with 14 points.

Game one of the NBA finals between the Cavaliers and the Warriors is on Friday, June 2, AEST.