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NBA roundup: LeBron James plays point and leads Cavaliers to win over Bulls

NBA roundup: LeBron James plays point and leads Cavaliers to win over Bulls

LeBron James scored 34 points in a rare start at point guard and the Cleveland Cavaliers awakened after a sluggish first half and beat the Chicago Bulls 119-112 on Tuesday night.

James had not been listed as a guard since 2012, but with Derrick Rose missing a second straight game with a sprained ankle, coach Tyronn Lue tried another new lineup. James added 13 assists, including a no-look, behind-the-back dish to Jae Crowder for a three-pointer during a 15-3 spurt in the third quarter.

“Ever since I was a kid I’ve always learned every position on the floor,” James said. “The point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward and center. And know all the plays, what...

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