LeBron James scored 27 points and Kevin Love had 22 points and 15 rebounds Thursday night in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 115-100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at Cleveland.
The Cavaliers, who lead the Eastern Conference with a 9-3 record, ended a two-game losing streak and avenged a double-overtime loss at Milwaukee last Saturday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 33 points for the Bucks, making 12 of 15 shots and all eight of his free throws.
at Miami 116, Sacramento 109: Chris Bosh had 23 points and 11 rebounds for the Heat, which took advantage of Kings star DeMarcus Cousins’ one-game suspension.
Cousins, averaging 30.8 points in his last five games, was suspended for hitting Al Horford of the Atlanta Hawks in the head with a forearm Wednesday night in a Kings loss. The Kings are 0-5 without Cousins this season and 11-38 without him since he joined the team in 2010.
Kings forward Rudy Gay suffered a strained left shoulder in the third quarter and did not return.