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James points the way in attack

Tyronn Lue NBA roundup: LeBron James plays point and leads Cavaliers to win over Bulls
Andrew Cummings | 26 October, 2017, 00:59

Tuesday's game marks LeBron James 770th game equalling Zydrunas Ilgauskas (771 GP) for the most regular season games played in the franchise history.

With Derrick Rose (ankle) hurting and Jose Calderon ineffective, the Cavs rolled with LeBron at the point and he had fun running with the Bulls. It wasn't as lopsided as that in their 87-77 home loss to San Antonio on Saturday night, but the Spurs pulled away by holding them to ten points over a 13:19 span bridging the third and fourth quarters. Cleveland took on the Miami Heat, with Wade at point guard, and lost 100-88 in that game. The Nets missed three consecutive 3-point shots in the dying moments of the game, with their best player on the night being D'Angelo Russell (29/5/1). Kevin Love put up 20 points and 12 boards. He leads the team in scoring at 17.0 points per game and his usage rate is at a career-high 24.0 percent.

James, who went 9-for-12 from the field and was flawless on four 3-pointers, scored 23 points to offset invisible and scoreless halves by Thompson and Smith, as well as big performances by the Bulls' Markkanen, Holiday and Felder, who combined for 43 points over the opening two quarters. Former Cavs point guard Kay Felder had 13 points, all in the first half.

Cleveland flaunts a solid defense so far this season, the unit is now allowing 103 per game and limited all three opponents to a combined.438 from the field.

DeMarcus Cousins collected 39 points and 13 rebounds for the Pelicans. But that's just the first quality defender who should draw the assignment of guarding the Bulls rookie as both James and Tristan Thompson likely will get time to play against him.

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Kyrie Irving had 20 points and seven assists, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and Daniel Theis scored 11 points for the Celtics.

The Bulls seems to be carrying the bad omen from last season into the new as they dropped their second game losing 87-77 to the Spurs.

Cory Joseph scored 21 points - thanks to shooting 5 of 6 from 3-point range - and Bojan Bogdanovic added 19 points as five Pacers scored in double-figures.

Victor Oladipo scored 28 points and Cory Joseph added 21 to lead hot-shooting IN past Minnesota 130-107.

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