NBA Daily Round Up: LeBron Plays Point Guard, Scores 34 To Help Cavs Beat Bulls 119-112
Chicago Bulls 112-119 Cleveland Cavaliers
James scored 34 points as the Cavs, beat the Chicago Bulls 119-112 on Tuesday night.
Kevin Love added 20 points and 12 rebounds, while Dwayne Wade came off the bench and added 11 points, Jeff Green finished with 16 points.
Justin Holiday added 25 for the Bulls and rookie Lauri Markakanen 19 for Chicago, which made a season-high 17 3-pointers. The 7-foot Markkanen became the first player in NBA history to make 10 3-pointers in his first three career games.
Bulls: Host Atlanta on Thursday.
Cavaliers: Hit the road at Brooklyn on Wednesday.
Brooklyn Net 121-125 Orlando Magic
Gordon came up big for the Magic during their 125-121 comeback win over Brooklyn on Tuesday night.
Gordon scored a career-high 41 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds remaining while Evan Fournier added 28 point for the Magic
D’Angelo Russel finished with 29 points for the Nets while DeMarcus Caroll added 17 points and 6 rebounds, R, Hollis-Jefferson finished with 18 points.
Nets: Host Cleveland on Wednesday night.
Magic: Host San Antonio on Friday night.
New York Knicks 89-110 Boston Celtics
Jaylen Brown celebrated his 21st birthday by playing one of the best games of his young career.
Brown scored 23 points to help the Boston Celtics defeat the New York Knicks 110-89 on Tuesday night.
Rookie Jayson Tatum added 22 points, while Kyrie Irving finished with 20 points and seven assists. Al Horford chipped in 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Enes Kanter led New York with 16 points and 19 rebounds while Tim Hardaway Jr finished with six points, connecting on just 2 of his 11 shots.
Knicks: Host Nets on Friday.
Celtics: Begin two-game road trip Thursday at Milwaukee.
Indiana Pacers 130-107 Minnesota Timberwolves
Victor Oladipo scored 28 points, Cory Joseph added added 21 and the Pacers set a franchise record for shooting percentage in a 130-107 victory on Tuesday night.
Darren Collison finished with 15 points and 16 assists, Bojan Bogdanovic scored 19 points and Domantas Sabonis added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers, who shot 67 percent from the floor.
Karl-Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 28 points and seven rebounds, Teague had two points and seven assists while Wiggins, finished with seven points.
Pacers: At Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.
Timberwolves: At Detroit on Wednesday night.
Portland Trail Blazers 103-93 New Orleans Pelicans
CJ McCollum scored 16 of his 23 points in the final quarter and Portland won its NBA-record 17th straight home opener with a 103-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicabs
Damian Lillard and Evan Turner both added 13 points for Portland, which is off to a 3-1 start for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
DeMarcus Cousins had 39 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double to start the season while J.Holiday finished with 14 points, 7 assist and 5 Rebounds
The Pelicans visit the Kings on Thursday.
The Trail Blazers host the Clippers on Thursday.
Utah Jazz 84-102 Los Angeles Clippers
All five starters scored in double figures for the Clippers, led by Blake Griffin’s 22 points, Patrick Beverly added 19 points in win over the Utah Jazz.
The Jazz (2-2) got 19 points from rookie guard Donovan Mitchell, center Rudy Gobert added 12 points and 7 rebounds while Rubio finsihed with 10 points, 5 assist and 5 rebounds.
Jazz: Head to Phoenix on Wednesday to play the Suns.
Clippers: Travel to Portland on Thursday to meet the Trail Blazers.