Cavs Beat Nets
LeBron James recorded his third triple-double of the season and seventh of his career to inspire the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 91-85 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday, extending their winning streak to seven games. James bagged 26 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out 10 assists in front of the home fans to claim their first win over the Nets in six meetings.
Drew Gooden contributed 18 points and six rebounds to the Cleveland cause while Sasha Pavlovic had 14 points. Vince Carter bagged a game-high 29 points for New Jersey, Richard Jefferson added 19 and Jason Kidd 14 but the Nets could not follow up their impressive win over league-leading Detroit on Tuesday, absorbing their fifth loss in six games.