Love's season best in Cleveland's win

Forward's 28 points helps Cavaliers win their third straight game; Atlanta send Charlotte to its ninth straight NBA loss

    Love (L) added 10 rebounds to his 28 points [Getty Images]
    Love (L) added 10 rebounds to his 28 points [Getty Images]

    Forward Kevin Love scored a season-high 28 points and added 10 rebounds as Cleveland won its third straight game with a 109-97 victory over Indiana.

    Point guard Kyrie Irving had 24 points, 10 rebounds and five assists and forward LeBron James had 19 points and seven assists for the Cavs, who moved above .500 for the second time this season

    Elsewhere, centre Marcin Gortat had a season-high 24 points and 13 rebounds and Washington survived Anthony Davis' 30 points in an 83-80 win over the Pelicans.

    Forward Paul Millsap scored 18 points and point guard Jeff Teague handed out 10 assists as Atlanta sent Charlotte to its ninth straight loss with a 105-75 win.

    Forward Blake Griffin scored 28 points and point guard Chris Paul had a double-double of 17 points and 10 assists as the Los Angeles concluded one of the most successful road trips in franchise history with a 112-96 victory over the Jazz.

    Other results:

    Mavericks 110, 76ers 103

    Rockets 117, Bucks 103

    SOURCE: Reuters


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