CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 23 points and did some quick tailoring on Cleveland’s tight, sleeved uniforms, Mo Williams scored 22 and the Cavaliers won their fourth straight, 96-86 over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
James made a 3-pointer and dunked off a nice pass from Williams while scoring 11 in the fourth quarter, when the Cavs outscored the Knicks 26-17.
Tristan Thompson grabbed 13 rebounds and Kevin Love had 12 rebounds for Cleveland, which hasn’t lost since opening night in Chicago.
Carmelo Anthony scored 17 and rookie Kristaps Porzingis 13 for the Knicks, who were even at 75-all in the fourth when James went to work.
Cleveland’s star capped a 12-4 spurt with a 3-pointer — just his second this season — to give Cleveland an 87-79 lead with 4:01 remaining. Later, he blasted down the lane and thundered home his dunk off a great look from Williams.