Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – March 28
=== Cleveland Cavaliers Team Report – March 28 ===
(Sports Network) – LeBron James scored a career-high 41 points and scored
the last 10 points of the game, as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied late for a
107-104 win over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday at Gund Arena.
James also handed out a career-best 13 assists and Carlos Boozer added 21
points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who snapped a four-game losing
streak and kept their playoff hopes alive.
With the win, the Cavs moved into an eighth-place tie with the Boston Celtics
for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Cleveland is also just a
game back of seventh-place New York.
The Cavaliers, who will start a brief two-game road trip on Monday in San
Antonio, snapped a three-game losing streak at home and improved to 21-16 in
its arena this season.
Cleveland has won four straight and five of its last six on the road and is
11-24 away from home this season.
The Cavs defeated the Spurs earlier in the season,but has dropped six of eight
and 16 of the last 20 meetings. Cleveland has also lost 13 straight in San
Antonio with its last win there coming back on December 8, 1988.