LeBron James makes history as Cavs beat Hornets

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CLEVELAND– The Cavaliers had another history-making night in Cleveland on Saturday.

The Cavs beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-105 to improve their record to 17-5. The reigning NBA champs continue to dominate at Quicken Loans Arena with only two loses at home this season.

LeBron James became the only player in NBA history to score 27,000 points and have 7,000 assists. He’s also the only front-court player to reach that assist milestone.

Kyrie Iving joined James and Mark Price, who played in Cleveland from 1986 to 1995, as the only Cavs with more than 600 career three pointers.

James scored a season-high 44 points. Kevin Love put up 22 and Iman Shumpert added 16. It’s the 73rd time that James has scored more than 40 points in a game.

Next up for the Cavaliers are the Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday night in Cleveland.

Quicken Loans Arena