James propels Cavs over Hornets

James propels Cavs over Hornets

LeBron James tossed in a game-high 29 points and hauled down 14 boards to complete the double-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the New Orleans Hornets 92-78 Friday night.

Cleveland covered the 2.5-point spread, while the combined 170 points fell UNDER the posted total of 185.

Sasha Pavlovic added 19 points for the Cavaliers, and Mo Williams added 17 points in the win.

Chris Paul had 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Hornets. David West netted a team-high 23 points.