National Basketball Association Game Capsules
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) – LeBron James scored 33 points and grabbed 12
rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-88 win over the Golden State
Warriors at Gund Arena. Cleveland’s Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 16 points
and seven rebounds while scoring five straight points to spark a 7-0 run
midway through the fourth quarter after the Warriors tied the contest at
81-81. Jeff McInnis tallied 20 points for the Cavs, who have won four
straight after dropping their first three of the season to move over .500 for
the first time in the James era. Jason Richardson scored 27 points to lead the
Warriors, who have dropped seven of their first eight games. Derek Fisher
added 15 points and seven assists off the bench as Golden State ended a five-
game road trip 1-4.
Final Score: Houston 80, New Jersey 69
East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – Tracy McGrady scored 14 points in his
return to the lineup as Houston posted a 80-69 victory over New Jersey at
Continental Airlines Arena. Jim Jackson netted a game-high 18 points while
Maurice Taylor added 12 as the Rockets snapped a two-game losing streak.
Richard Jefferson compiled 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Nets, who fell
for the third consecutive time. Alonzo Mourning amassed 15 points, eight
boards and four blocks in the loss.