LeBron, Cavs end rough March with 122-105 win over 76ers
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 01, 2017,
Apr 01, 2017, 18:28
LeBron James had a near triple-double with 26 points, ten rebounds and eight assists, while Kyrie Irving added 20 points.
We'll see if the win over Philadelphia sparks another hot streak like the one the Cavs were on in February, but if not, it at least eased some of the concerns for one night. "We're just trying to get better game by game". We're going to try to figure it out.
"I just wanted to give him a look - the energy and spark he provides defensively", Lue said, adding, "That's what we needed in the second quarter".
Morris' double-double lifts Pistons over Nets AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Marcus Morris had 28 points and 13 rebounds, and Ish Smith hit the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, helping the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 90-89 on Thursday night.
James has averaged 23.4 points, 8.8 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game over his last 5, but Cleveland has gone an ugly 1-4 in that stretch.
MIAMI - Kristaps Porzingis scored 22 points, Courtney Lee added 20 as NY led almost the entire way in beating Miami.
Philadelphia 76ers: PG T.J. McConnell, SG Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, SF Justin Anderson, PF Dario Saric, C Richaun Holmes.
The loss resulted in a team meeting after the game, which is a sign the players are concerned with the struggles.
Cleveland led by as many as 32 points in this one.
"I think Niko should continuee to play like that", Jimmy Butler said. It's possible Covington will need surgery after an MRI revealed torn meniscus.
Officials called a foul on Irving and then reviewed the play, elevating the foul to a flagrant (1). Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Jerryd Bayless already suffered season-ending injuries for the Sixers.
Having dropped a season-high tying three straight games, and five of their last seven overall, entering Saturday's affair, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and company responded in resounding fashion.
KNICKS 98, HEAT 94: Kristaps Porzingis scored 22 points, Courtney Lee added 20 and NY led almost the entire game at Miami. Cavaliers F Richard Jefferson (left knee tendinitis) and G Kyle Korver (left foot soreness) were out. "We can talk all we want but until we perform it means nothing".