CLEVELAND: No player in NBA history stuffed a stat sheet quite like Oscar Robertson. The “Big O” was a triple-double machine.
On Monday night, LeBron James moved into his rarefied air.
James had 15 points and 13 assists and joined the legendary Robertson as the only players in history to rank in the top 25 in career points and assists.
James came into the game needing 21 points to surpass Reggie Miller’s 25,279 points for 18th place on the career scoring list. While he didn’t quite catch Miller, he moved into the company of Oscar Robertson, a do-it-all guard who is sometimes overlooked when some fans debate the game’s top players.
With his fifth assist, James moved past Norm Nixon (6,386) into 25th place and moved alongside Robertson, who finished his Hall of Fame career with 26,710 points and 9,887 assists. As King James is still active, its a good bet that he will soon eclipse Robertson’s scoring total as well as pass him on the all-time assists list with his unselfish play. James fittingly distributed praise to those who helped him reach this milestone.
Kevin Love scored a season-high 34 points, 27 in the first half, as the Cleveland Cavaliers remained unbeaten at home with a 117-103 win over the Orlando Magic. During a stretch of the game the Cavs scored 17 in a row. They made 18 3-pointers on the night and improved to 8-0 at home.
Quarter by quarter
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 FINAL SCORE
Cleveland Cavaliers 29 30 33 25 117
Orlando Magic 27 28 21 27 103
Results: Charlotte Hornets 127 beat Sacramento Kings 122, Minnesota Timberwolves 100 beat Philadelphia 76ers 95, Cleveland Cavaliers 117 beat Orlando Magic 103, Miami Heat 95 beat New York Knicks 78, Milwaukee Bucks 109 beat Detroit Pistons 88, San Antonio Spurs 98 beat Phoenix Suns 84, Oklahoma City Thunder 111 beat Utah Jazz 89
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