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LeBron James cracks NBA's top 10 in scoring in Cavaliers' win over 76ers

LeBron James cracks NBA's top 10 in scoring in Cavaliers' win over 76ers

LeBron James scored 25 points, moving into 10th place on the NBA’s career list, and added 14 assists and eight rebounds as the unbeaten Cleveland Cavaliers held off the winless Philadelphia 76ers, 102-101, on Saturday night in Philadelphia. 

Kevin Love had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the reigning champions, who improved to 6-0. Joel Embiid scored 22 points, making all four of his three-point attempts, but the 76ers dropped to 0-5. 

James passed Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon by converting a fastbreak layup midway through the first quarter. Olajuwon finished his career with 26,946 points. James has 26,970.

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