The Cavaliers’ winning streak has reached six games in a row with a 119-109 victory of the Brooklyn Nets.
Lebron James turned back the clock to 2007 with his fourth quarter performance scoring 23 points including 18 straight during a three minute span which ultimately put Cleveland over the top.
This all came after a collision with former Cavalier Tyler Zeller went gave James a laceration on his lip which he had to go get stitched in the locker room during the end of the third quarter.
James finished the game with 33 points, six rebounds and five assists.
Kevin Love added 18 points and ten rebounds while Jae Crowder added 14 points.
The bench once again made a major contribution to the victory as they have during the early part of the season. Dwyane Wade led the scoring off the bench with 18 points along with four rebounds and five assists. Kyle Korver added 12 and Channing Frye had 9 points and three rebounds.
For those Cavalier fans who were worried about the team’s rough start, it seems as though they have calmed the nerves for the time being. It’s late November, there’s no need for the Cavaliers to give maximum effort every night this early in the season.
This veteran group knows when it’s time to “flip the switch” and start showing their true potential as the season progresses. Not to mention that Isaiah Thomas hasn’t made his season debut and Tristan Thompson is still sidelined with an injury as well.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson led the way for Brooklyn with 20 points and six rebounds but it wasn’t enough for Brooklyn who have lost 7 out of their last ten games.
Former Cavalier Joe Harris had 18 points, five rebounds and four assists off the bench and Allen Crabbe added 15 points as well.
Cleveland will have Thanksgiving off and will return to the floor on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena against the Charlotte Hornets.