James scores 33 as Cavs rally to beat Trail Blazers 105-100
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 33 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-100 on Tuesday night.
Kevin Love added 18 points and a second-half lineup adjustment by coach David Blatt helped Cleveland break a three-game losing streak.
James, who didn’t play Saturday in Miami to rest, scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer and a three-point play down the stretch. He shot 14 for 24 from the field.
Damian Lillard scored 33 points to lead Portland, which blew a late lead Monday in Milwaukee and appeared to run out of gas as Cleveland came back in the second half.
C.J. McCollum added 24 points for the Trail Blazers.