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Sun Dec 1702:59F LeBron James passed Larry Bird for sixth place in career tripl...
F LeBron James passed Larry Bird for sixth place in career triple-doubles with his third in four games and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Utah Jazz 109-100 on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena.James' 60th triple-double in 15 seasons (fifth this year) included 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The Cavs won all four games on the homestand and coach Tyronn Lue has 100 wins in nearly two full seasons as coach.James scored 10 points in the fourth quarter. He was 9 of 15 from the field and 10 of 10 from the free-throw line. His drive to the hoop with one second left gave the Cavs an 80-73 lead heading into the fourth quarter."He's great making guys better around him, making guys comfortable, guys liking to play with him," Lue said. "He enjoys that. He enjoys getting guys open shots and getting guys to score points. So that's who he is."James told cleveland.com he knew he would have this kind of dominant season during the summer. "When you know, you know," he said. "My body was rec... [More]
Fri Dec 1517:57NBA roundup: James hits milestone as Cavs top Lakers
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all time in triple-doubles and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-112.James' 59th triple double in 15 seasons consisted of 25 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists. Kevin Love led all scorers with 28 points, while Jose Calderon added a season-high 17 points.Lonzo Ball, the Lakers rookie playing in his first game against James, finished with 13 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Brandon Ingram paced the Lakers with 26 points.The Cavs scored 100 points for the 22nd consecutive game. James dunked with 2:20 left and nailed a 6-footer with 1:38 remaining for a 117-108 lead. Lakers rookie Josh Hart scored a career-high 11 in his first pro start.Warriors 112, Mavericks 97OAKLAND, Calif. -- Klay Thompson buried three consecutive 3-pointers during a fourth-quarter flurry that finally allowed Golden State to pull away from Dallas for its season-high eighth straight victory.The Mavericks led by as many as eight points in th... [More]
Fri Dec 1503:06F LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all-time in triple-doub...
F LeBron James tied Larry Bird for sixth all-time in triple-doubles. James' 59th triple-double in 15 seasons consisted of 25 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists. Bird reached 59 in 13 seasons with the Celtics. "He's one of the greatest players to ever play the game," James said. "Kid from French Lick. Boston. And one of the few guys that ever be in a 3-point contest and shoot with a warmup shirt on. He played until he couldn't play no more. And for young guys that don't know him, they think of Larry Bird as a jump shooter. But he was so much more than that. He was a passer. He averaged double-digit rebounds. He defended. He took charges."
Wed Dec 1304:27F LeBron James scored 25 points and tied career high with 17 ass...
F LeBron James scored 25 points and tied a career high with 17 assists in a 123-114 win over Atlanta. "We're in a good rhythm right now," said James, whose .894 field-goal percentage (11 of 13 shooting) was the third highest of his career. "We know what we want to run, we know where guys are going to be out on the floor, we kind of know how defenses have been playing us as of late and guys are moving and sharing the ball extremely well. When the ball is moving, energy is behind it and guys are in rhythm."
Sun Dec 1004:38F LeBron James finished with 30 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assis...
F LeBron James finished with 30 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists in 39 minutes for his 58th career triple-double during the regular season and third this year. His streak of 13 consecutive games shooting at least .500 from the field was snapped. He was 9 of 23 and started the game 3 of 11.
Sat Dec 903:50F LeBron James paced Cavaliers with 29 points on 12-of-22 shooti...
F LeBron James paced the Cavaliers with 29 points on 12-of-22 shooting and also had 10 rebounds and eight assists in their loss to the Pacers on Friday night that ended a 13-game win streak. "Streaks are meant to be broken, obviously," James said. "We knew this would be a tough game for us. They're playing extremely well at home. We gave ourselves a chance, and that's all you can ask for."
Thu Dec 703:23F LeBron James buried 3-pointer with 16.6 seconds left to cement...
F LeBron James buried a 3-pointer with 16.6 seconds left to cement the Cavaliers' 101-95 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. James finished with 32 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and seven turnovers. James scored the last five points, with a driving skyhook before the dagger 3-pointer.
Tue Dec 505:19F LeBron James finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and six a...
F LeBron James finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Cavaliers won their 12th straight game, a 113-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday.
Sun Dec 323:44NBA roundup: Irving leads Celtics past Suns
BOSTON -- Kyrie Irving scored five of his 19 points in the final 1:53 to help stop a Phoenix comeback and allow the Boston Celtics to escape with a 116-111 victory over the Suns on Saturday.Phoenix had cut a late eight-point deficit down to two before Irving calmly drained a 3-pointer with 1:53 left to start a crazy finish that saw the home team hold on for the win, despite 38 points from Devin Booker.Booker, who scored 70 the last time he played at TD Garden, 51 in the second half, fouled out Saturday after hitting a 3-pointer to bring his team to within three with 17.6 seconds left.The win was the 10th in the last 11 home games for the Celtics, who are 20-2 in their last 22 games overall.T.J. Warren scored 19 points and veteran big man Tyson Chandler delivered a season-high 18 rebounds and 14 points in the loss for Phoenix.Mavericks 108, Clippers 82DALLAS -- J. J. Barea came off the bench to collect 21 points and 10 assists and spark a second-quarter rally to help lead Dallas to an e... [More]
Sun Dec 304:15F LeBron James scored 15 of game-high 34 points in fourth quarte...
F LeBron James scored 15 of his game-high 34 points in the fourth quarter of the Cavaliers' 116-111 victory against the Grizzlies on Saturday. James scored the Cavs' final 13 points in a game that was dangerously close for comfort against a Grizzlies team that has now lost 11 consecutive games. "I've been in a lot of big games, regular season and postseason, in the Finals where you have to come through for your teammates and I just tried to be as close as possible late in the game," said James, who contributed 12 assists in 39 minutes.
Sat Dec 203:44F LeBron James of Cavaliers named NBA's Eastern Conference Playe...
F LeBron James of the Cavaliers has been named the NBA's Eastern Conference Player of the Month for October-November. James averaged 28 points, 8.5 assists and 8.2 rebounds in 22 games while shooting 58.3 percent from the floor. James highlighted his strong start with a franchise-record 57 points at the Wizards on Nov. 3 and led the Cavaliers to 10 straight wins closing the month.
Fri Dec 119:00NBA roundup: Cavs clip Hawks for 10th straight win
ATLANTA -- Cleveland's defense wasn't what it had been during most of its winning streak, but a season-best 18 3-pointers in 39 attempts were enough to carry the Cavaliers past the Atlanta Hawks 121-114 on Thursday for their 10th consecutive victory.Kevin Love had 25 points and 16 rebounds, and LeBron James had 24 points and 12 assists as Cleveland held on despite a scare from Atlanta.The Hawks, down by 12 points late in the third quarter, closed to 113-112 on two free throws by Ersan Ilyasova, but James hit a 3-pointer with just under two minutes left to help the Cavaliers regain control.Dennis Schroder had 27 points and Ilyasova 22 for Atlanta.Celtics 108, 76ers 97BOSTON -- Kyrie Irving scored 36 points to power Boston over undermanned but feisty Philadelphia.Irving and Marcus Morris keyed a 17-7 fourth-quarter run that broke the game open and gave the Celtics a ninth win in their last 10 home games. It was also the seventh straight TD Garden victory for Boston over the 76ers.The Cel... [More]
Fri Dec 103:36F LeBron James scored 24 points on 11 shots, hit 3 of 6 3-pointe...
F LeBron James scored 24 points on 11 shots, hit 3 of 6 3-pointer and sished out 12 assists in Thursday's victory over the Hawks. He also switched over to cover Atlanta point guard Dennis Schroder, who was just 3 of 7 in the second half with James hounding him. "LeBron did an unbelievable job. One of the best I've seen all year," Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. "That was big time for us, for him to guard Schroder. He got some big stops." James passed Alex English, who had 10,659 field goals, for 10th on the career list.
Thu Nov 3011:08SF Lebron James led way with 31 points in Wednesday's 115-107 vi...
SF Lebron James led the way with 31 points in Wednesday's 115-107 victory at Charlotte. James fought some foul trouble in the third quarter, but once he returned, he was again the dominant player on the floor. He finished 12 of 24 from the field and 4 of 7 from 3-point range. He also had eight assists and six rebounds. James is 44-6 against teams from Charlotte (the Bobcats and the Hornets) during his 15-year career.
Wed Nov 2904:14F LeBron James ejected for first time in 1,082 career games in T...
F LeBron James was ejected for the first time in 1,082 career games in Tuesday's 108-97 victory over Miami. James was tossed with 1:59 left in the third quarter for arguing a non-call with referee Kane Fitzgerald. "I got fouled and I showed my frustrations to the ref and he sent me to the locker room," said James, who finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and five steals.
Tue Nov 2804:22F LeBron James collected 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists ...
F LeBron James collected 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists Monday as Cleveland beat Philadelphia 113-91, the Cavs' eighth consecutive victory. James poured in 15 points in the first six minutes of the game and 22 in the first half as the Cavs built a 53-45 lead. "My teammates always say set the tone early," he said. "It starts with me and then trickles down to everybody else."
Tue Nov 2801:48NBA roundup: Kings stun short-handed Warriors
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bogdan Bogdanovic hit a driving banker over Draymond Green with 12.6 seconds remaining Monday night to break a tie and lift the Sacramento Kings to a 110-106 victory over the Golden State Warriors.Golden State, which was playing without Stephen Curry (bruised right hand) and Kevin Durant (sprained left ankle), led 106-102 before the Kings scored the game's last eight points over the final 3:08.Sacramento earned its first win in its past nine visits to Oracle Arena and snapped a nine-game road losing streak dating back to the first week of the season.Willie Cauley-Stein had 19 points and eight rebounds to lead the Kings. Klay Thompson paced the Warriors with 21 points.Pistons 118, Celtics 108BOSTON -- Detroit ended Boston's eight-game home winning streak in a battle of the teams with the two top records in the Eastern Conference.Tobias Harris scored 31 points and Andre Drummond posted 26 points, a season-high 22 rebounds and six assists as the Pistons went on a late 1... [More]
Mon Nov 2723:49NBA roundup: Pistons halt Celtics' home win streak
BOSTON -- The Detroit Pistons ended the Boston Celtics' eight-game home winning streak with a 118-108 victory Monday night in a battle of the teams with the two top records in the Eastern Conference.Tobias Harris scored 31 points and Andre Drummond posted 26 points, a season-high 22 rebounds and six assists as the Pistons went on a late 13-3 run to put the game away.It was the first meeting of the teams since the Celtics sent Avery Bradley to Detroit along with a second-round pick in exchange for Marcus Morris during the offseason. Bradley, welcomed back by the TD Garden crowd, and Morris both scored 13 points, Bradley adding five assists.Detroit guard Reggie Jackson, who played his college ball at Boston College, had 20 points and seven assists in the win.Cavaliers 113, 76ers 91PHILADELPHIA -- LeBron James collected 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists as Cleveland beat Philadelphia to win its eighth straight.Dwyane Wade added 15 points off the bench for the Cavs, who owned a 57-30 ... [More]
Sat Nov 2504:30F LeBron James changed shoes at halftime on Friday night
F LeBron James changed shoes at halftime on Friday night. Then, he turned the game in the Cleveland Cavaliers' favor in the second half.James notched another triple-double and was all over the court during the Charlotte Hornets' final possession, and the Cavs hung on to beat the Hornets 100-99.James finished with 27 points, 16 rebounds and 13 assists for his 57th regular-season triple-double and second this season. He was already in double-digit points, rebounds, and assists before the fourth quarter started, but scored just six points on 3-of-8 shooting at halftime.Then he switched out of a yellow pair of his Nike signature shoe and into a black pair."I just wasn't playing well," James said. "So, I'm a little weird sometimes. I wasn't playing well, up to my standards."He fixed that, and then some.James equaled his game average in assists in the first quarter,James, who has a lucrative professional relationship with Nike, said he played a small role in the design of the company's new, all black Cavs jerseys the team wore Friday night.
Thu Nov 2304:50F LeBron James scored 23 points in fourth quarter, including 18-...
F LeBron James scored 23 points in the fourth quarter, including an 18-point run on his own, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets 119-109 on Wednesday night.James, who left the game early in the third quarter to get stitches for a facial laceration, finished with 33 points, six rebounds and five assists. He was injured when Tyler Zeller's noggin caught James in the mouth, sending him for stitches.How many?"Enough to close the wound," James said.The Cavs led 100-99 with 4:25 remaining when James stepped to the line for free throws that sparked his 18 consecutive points.When James was finished -- on a 3-pointer with 55.6 seconds to go -- the Cavs led 118-107 and it was all over."You've got to let it come to you," James said. "It's times when you wish you can do it and sometimes when the ball just doesn't go in. But I put a lot of work into my craft and I believe that every shot I take is going to go in. But without my teammates setting screens and defending, getting the rebounds, cutting, and things of that nature, then none of that is even possible for me, so, they get the most credit."James actually missed a dunk in the first quarter, in rare and embarrassing fashion. He intercepted a pass from Caris LeVert and was en route to a breakaway slam, but after whipping the ball around the air, clanged it off the rim with 3:49 left in the period.James became the 26th player in NBA history with 1,500 career 3-pointers. He needed two to reach the milestone Wednesday.
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