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LeBron James, Kevin Love help Cleveland Cavaliers end two-game losing streak

LeBron James, Kevin Love help Cleveland Cavaliers end two-game losing streak

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James is fouled while shooting for the basket in the first half on Thursday.

(Tony Dejak / AP)

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.

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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.


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