Sport LeBron James guides the Cleveland Cavaliers to 13th straight win

09:55  07 december  2017
09:55  07 december  2017 Source:   Press Association

LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to victory

  LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to victory LeBron James led the way with a triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers ran out 109-85 winners over the Philadelphia 76ers. The Cavaliers took their record to 19-8 as James scored 30 points and added 13 rebounds and 13 assists. Philadelphia's leading scorer was Robert Covington with 19.Giannis Antetokounmpo starred as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Utah Jazz 117-110, topping the scoring with 37 points and adding in 13 rebounds and seven assists. Utah's Rudy Gobert netted 20 points and nine rebounds.

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LeBron James became an immediate star after skipping college to join the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers . He led the Miami Heat to NBA titles in 2012 and 2013, and won a third championship with Cleveland in 2016.

LeBron James (left) drives to the basket (AP): Kings Cavaliers Basketball © AP/PA photowire service Kings Cavaliers Basketball

The Cleveland Cavaliers won their 13th game in a row and had LeBron James to thank as they defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-95.

James scored 32 points in the encounter, but it was the three from a 25-foot jumpshot with 16 seconds left that pulled the Cavs clear.

He also had 11 rebounds and nine assists in the game, which saw the Kings relinquish a 14-point lead in the third quarter as they lost their 17th of the season.

Kevin Durant starred for the Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors, picking up his first triple-double of the season in a 101-87 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

LeBron James stars as Cleveland Cavaliers sink Philadelphia 76ers

  LeBron James stars as Cleveland Cavaliers sink Philadelphia 76ers LeBron James and Joel Embiid scored 30 points each for their teams, but the Cleveland Cavaliers ultimately cleared away to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-91.LeBron James and Joel Embiid scored 30 points each for their teams, but the Cleveland Cavaliers ultimately cleared away to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 113-91.

30, 2016: Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) blocks a shot attempt by Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) during the third quarter in Cleveland . Kerr coached his first game of the season after summer back surgery and guided the Warriors to a 122-110 win .

LeBron James guided the Cleveland Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA Championship. | LeBron helped his Cleveland side overturn a 3-0 finals deficit to win 4-3 earlier this year, winning his third NBA championship in the process.

Curry is out for a fortnight with an ankle injury, while another key player in Draymond Green was also absent due to injury.

The Warriors had built a 53-38 lead by half-time and did not let up to improve to 20-6 for the season.

The Indiana Pacers left it late against the Chicago Bulls, with Victor Oladipo scoring a three-pointer with 31.1 seconds left to take the lead.

Oladipo scored 27 in the 98-96 win for the Pacers.

The Orlando Magic needed overtime to beat the Atlanta Hawks 110-106, while the Boston Celtics saw off the Dallas Mavericks 97-90.

DeMarcus Cousins hit 40 points as his New Orleans Pelicans beat the Denver Nuggets 123-114, while the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the LA Clippers 113-107.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 points and had nine rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 104-100 and the New York Knicks saw off the Memphis Grizzlies 99-88.

In the night's other game, Tyler Johnson's 25 points were not enough as the Miami Heat went down to the San Antonio Spurs 117-105.

​Watch: Kevin Durant drops F-Bomb, gets tossed from game .
Kevin Durant was ejected from the Warriors' game at Orlando Friday night after arguing a call that actually went in his favor.Wednesday night, LeBron James was tossed from the Cavaliers’ home game against Miami, and Anthony Davis was asked to leave the Pelicans’ home game against the Timberwolves.

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