LeBron James and the Miami Heat defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-102.
James scored 24 points and seven assists, and his 3-point shooting was off the charts.
The Heat shot 48.4 percent from the field, including 17 of 26 from 3-pointers.
“He was on fire,” Heat forward James Jones said.
“I thought he got some help from a couple of guys.
He’s one of the top bigs in the league.”
LeBron James scored 22 points and nine assists, but the Cleveland Cavs shot 48 percent from deep, including 16 of 26 at the rim.
“The last few games, he’s been able to get shots off in a big way,” Heat guard James Jones told reporters.
“His shot is a lot easier to make now.”
James has averaged 29.5 points on 53.4% shooting in his last six games.
LeBron James had 18 points and 10 assists for the Cavaliers.
He has been on fire lately.
James is averaging 28.5 ppg and 8.6 rpg in his past seven games.
He’s shooting 54.4 % overall, and 37.5% from 3.
He is averaging 15.4 assists and 4.6 steals in his career.
James is averaging 22.5 PPG and 8 RPG in the past seven contests.
He was averaging 22 PPG in his first five games after being traded from Cleveland to Boston.
Heat forward James Blackmon led Miami with 16 points.
Miami guard Dwyane Wade added 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Bryant had 12 points, six rebounds and two steals.
He also grabbed a rebound.
LeBron said he had a “bad” night.
“I wasn’t as aggressive tonight as I was the last couple games,” Bryant said.
I’ve got to be more aggressive and get my teammates more involved.” “
It’s hard to say what is the root cause, but I know I need to get better.
I’ve got to be more aggressive and get my teammates more involved.”
Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters scored 18 points, while guard Mario Chalmers had 13 points and five assists.
J.R. Smith added 13 points for the Heat.
James and the Cavaliers have won eight of their last nine games.