NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James scored 31 points, Mo Williams made a tiebreaking jumper with 41 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 90-84 on Friday night for their eighth straight victory.
Cleveland remained unbeaten since dropping its opener at Chicago and matched its best start through nine games at 8-1.
Williams scored Cleveland’s final six points and finished with 20.
Carmelo Anthony scored 26 for the Knicks, but 22 came in the first half and his only field goal in the second half was a follow dunk as James kept his friend in check when it mattered.
Arron Afflalo had 14 points for the Knicks.
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