NBA: James Leads Ailing Cavs To Win Over Pelicans
Zeeshan Mehtab 4 years ago Tue 03rd January 2017 | 11:05 AM
LOS ANGELES, Jan 3, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Jan, 2017 ) - LeBron James scored 26 points to lead the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers to a 90-82 home victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.
Channing Frye added 14 points off the bench for the NBA champion Cavaliers, who rallied for the win despite a rough shooting night. Kevin love scored 12 points and pulled down 11 rebounds before departing for the locker room late in the fourth quarter because of illness.
"He came out there and gave us 24 strong minutes, which we needed. Just his presence on the floor was big for us and for him to gut it out the way he did was big for us." Cleveland's starting backcourt of DeAndre Liggins and Jordan McRae combined to shoot just two of 10 in 34 minutes and neither played in the fourth quarter.