LeBron James scored 31 points in three quarters and Larry Nance Jr. reached career highs in points and rebounds in his first start for Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a 112-90 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.
The Cavaliers built a big lead and were able to rest James the entire fourth quarter. Nance had 22 points and 15 rebounds as Cleveland went 2-3 on a disappointing home stand.
Blake Griffin scored 25 for the Pistons, who lost their ninth straight road game.
at Indiana 92, Milwaukee 89: Bojan Bogdanovic tied his season high with 29 points and grabbed a key jump ball late to lift the Pacers over the Bucks.
at Miami 125, Phoenix 103: Hassan Whiteside had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Goran Dragic scored 17 and the Heat moved into the No. 7 spot in the Eastern Conference by topping the Suns.
Boston 105, at Chicago 89: Jaylen Brown scored 21 points, and the Celtics pounded the Bulls even though Kyrie Irving sat out because of a sore left knee.
at Utah 94, Orlando 80: Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Jazz over the Magic. Gobert made nine of 10 attempts.
at San Antonio 100, Memphis 98: Tony Parker had 23 points, sparking the Spurs to a needed win over the Grizzlies.