Red-Hot LeBron Leads Lakers to 115-108 Over High-Energy Cavs


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CLEVELAND--LeBron James was on fire in the 4th quarter and led the Los Angeles Lakers to a tough win over the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-108.

24 hours after a Cavs blowout loss to the Boston Celtics, the Cavs came out swinging against the defending NBA champions. The highlight was the Cedi Osman 1st half walk-off buzzer beater shot.

Then the Cavs made a run in the third quarter and was up two after three.

But the fourth quarter was all about LeBron James as he finished with 46 points (21 points in the fourth quarter).

LeBron was motivated by someone from the bench area at the end of the third quarter. LeBron explains what happened:

The Cavs' effort against the Nets and Lakers, two of the top championship contenders have opened people's eyes about the Cavs. Here's what JB Bickerstaff had to say about the effort:

Cavs leading scorers included Osman with 20 points and Colin Sexton with 17 points. Andre Drummond had 25 points while guarding Anthony Davis:

Larry Nance Jr was out after spraining his right wrist in the Boston game. The two remaining Cavaliers who were members of the 2016 championship team were both out. Kevin Love with Calf injury and Matthew Dellavedova with concussion.

Cavs will host the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Coverage begins at 6:05 with Cavs Now with Carmen Angelo follow by Tipoff at 7pm on Newsradio WTAM 1100AM/106.9FM and the free iHeartRadio App.


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