Sunday night game round-up: Cleveland Cavaliers blowout the Clippers in L.A.

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LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers made it back-to-back wins in Los Angeles with a blowout victory over the Clippers. 

The four-time MVP led the Eastern Conference franchise with 27 points, five assists, and six rebounds from 60 percent shooting, but it was Cleveland's accuracy from behind the arc that proved to be the difference at the Staples Center.

J.R. Smith and Channing Frye both had five buckets from deep, finishing with 17 and 15 points respectively. Kyrie Irving also had 17 to go along with his five assists.

J,J, Redick scored 19 for the Clippers, and Chris Paul ended the night with 17 points and ten assists, but they were powerless to stop Los Angeles falling to a 114-90 loss. 


The Indiana Pacers struggled to get anything going at the Philips Arena as just two players reached double figures. 

During the second game of a back-to-back road run, Myles Turner ended with 19 points and five rebounds while Monta Ellis notched 10. Paul George, in particular, struggled as he shot just 20 percent to finish with seven.

Paul Milsap and Al Horford both dropped 18 points for the Hawks as they made it two wins in a row. Milsap shot 50 percent on the night and had nine rebounds to go with his buckets. 

Kyle Korver had 14 points, including four three-points and Thabo Sefolosha ended with 12.

JAZZ 108, KINGS 99

The Utah Jazz picked up just their third win in ten games on a night when DeMarcus Cousins returned for the Sacramento Kings. 

Derrick Favors had a double-double of 28 points and 14 rebounds - picking up eight of his points from the charity stripe. Gordon Hayward also had 27.

After being suspended for their previous game, Cousins ended the night with a game-high 31 points, shooting 43.5 percent from the field. 

Omri Casspi also scored 20 points but Rajon Rondo could only manage seven while dropping nine dimes for his teammates.


Kobe Bryant faced Carmelo Anthony for the final time as Jose Calderon's buzzer-beating three gave the New York Knicks a win in front of the onlooking Phil Jackson.

Anthony had a game-high 26 points; shooting 50 percent from the field. He also had 12 rebounds. There was no Krystaps Porzingis for the Knicks but Calderon came up clutch at the end with his only three of the game. 

Bryant shot just 33.3 percent from the field on his way to 14 points. Louis Williams was the Lakers' highest scorer with 15. 

Jordan Clarkson had 12 from six of 16 shooting. However, D'Angelo Russell could only manage four points on a quiet night for the rookie. 

BUCKS 109, NETS 100

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to a win with his fourth triple-double in 11 games. 

The Greek Freak shot 75 percent from the field on his way to 28, to go with 14 assists and 11 rebounds; he also had two blocks. 

Jabari Parker and Khris Middleton ended with 23 and 19 points respectively as the Bucks made it three straight wins.

Brook Lopez shot 66.7 percent to lead the Brooklyn Nets with 20 points. Thaddeus Young also had ten rebounds and 17 points as the Nets lost their fourth straight game.

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