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James 39 points leads Cavaliers past Clippers

Lebron James scored 39 points. Grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out 6 assists. Kevin Love added 25 points and Dwyane Wade came off the bench to chip in 23 points and 11 rebounds. As the Cleveland Cavaliers won their fourth straight game. By beating the Los Angeles Clippers 118-113 in overtime at the Quicken Loans Arena.

Cleveland had to play catch up all night as the Clippers led most of the game. It took a three-pointer from Lebron James with 47 seconds in the game. To knot things up at 105-105.  Both teams had a chance to end the game in regulation. But Blake Griffin missed two shots in the final minute (of the game) and Lebron James missed a driving jumper as time expired.

However, the Cavaliers was able to turn up the intensity in overtime. As they got  two big three-pointers from Kevin Love and was able to outscore the Clippers 13-8 in the period.

Blake Griffin led Los Angeles with 23 points and 12 rebounds.  De Andre Jordan added 20 points and 22 rebounds and Austin Rivers chipped in 16 points for a Clippers team. Who’s currently on a seven-game losing streak.

side note

Despite Lebron James good performance. He shot 1-5 from the free throw line and needed the overtime period to make his only free throw.

The Cavaliers will now face the Detroit Pistons Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.

While the Clippers head to Charlotte to play a Hornets team who’s on a seven-game losing streak themselves.