LeBron James Scores 31 in Win against Nets

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LeBron James put on another spectacular performance when the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the New Jersey Nets 106-82 at IZOD Center. James finished the game with 31 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals. His dominating performance also included a block in which he sprinted to the back-court to prevent a fast break dunk from Devin Harris.

The Cavs have won their last eight games while the Nets snapped their two-game winning streak.

Cleveland got a big efforts from guard-tandem Delonte West and Mo Williams as they tallied 16 points apiece. Zydrunas Ilgauskas managed to add 13 points and 9 rebounds. Ben Wallace only had 3 points but grabbed 8 boards and swatted 4 shots.

New Jersey was led by young point guard Devin Harris with 23 points while veteran guard Vince Carter added 12 points. Rookie center Brook Lopez recorded his first career double-double by finishing the game with 15 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out.

LeBron James

(photo credit: yahoo sports/getty images)

James became the youngest NBA player (23 years old and 323 days) to amass 11,000 points when he made a jumper in the first quarter. Kobe Bryant of the L.A. Lakers was 25 years old and 99 days when he reached the 11,000 milestone.



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