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NBA roundup: LeBron James' triple-double leads Cavaliers to win over Hornets

NBA roundup: LeBron James' triple-double leads Cavaliers to win over Hornets

LeBron James had 27 points, 16 rebounds and 13 assists, J.R. Smith made the tiebreaking free throw with 48 seconds left, and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to seven with a 100-99 victory over the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.

James had season highs in rebounds and assists in his 57th career triple-double. He's 41-6 in the regular season against Charlotte and the Cavaliers have won 12 of 13, including eight straight against the Hornets.

After Smith split a pair from the line, both teams missed three-point attempts and Charlotte called time with 11.1 seconds left. Jeremy Lamb missed a three-pointer after the Hornets inbounded at midcourt...

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