The Cleveland Cavaliers have won their sixth National Basketball Association game in a row, with a 100-84 rout of the expansion Charlotte Bobcats.
Second-year star LeBron James scored 25 points, and Jeff McInnis added 24 to lead the Cavaliers at home Saturday. McInnis scored seven points in an 11-point run in the third quarter, as Cleveland built an 18-point lead.
Washington's Larry Hughes scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Wizard beat the New Jersey Nets for the first time in five years. Antawn Jamison led the Wizards with 27 point in the 97-86 win in New Jersey.
Houston's Tracy McGrady scored 32 points - five in overtime - in the visiting Rockets' 91-86 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Chinese star Yao Ming contributed 10 points and eight assists before fouling out. Houston has won only twice in its last six games.
Playing without a full roster, the Indiana Pacers lost to the Orlando Magic 86-83. Orlando's Grant Hill made four free-throws in the game's closing seconds, and had 28 points to lead the Magic. Three Indiana players were absent Saturday after being indefinitely suspended by the league for brawling with fans Friday in a game at Detroit.
Other NBA winners Saturday were the Jazz, Timberwolves and Grizzlies.
The Utah Jazz crushed the Atlanta Hawks 92-79, the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the New Orleans Hornets 99-94, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Golden State Warriors 100-87.
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