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LeBron leads Cavs over Mavs 127-94

Updated: 2015-03-11 15:07
LeBron leads Cavs over Mavs 127-94

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers forward James Jones (1) at American Airlines Center, Mar 10, 2015. [Photo/Agencies]

Damjan Rudez scored 17 points, and Luis Scola added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the surging Pacers (29-34), who moved into sole possession of seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

Tobias Harris had 22 points and six rebounds, and Elfrid Payton finished with 14 points for the Magic, who have lost five of seven games.

New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference after Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points in a 111-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans in their third straight victory. Anthony Davis scored 15 points, a night after tying his career high with 43 in a win at Milwaukee.

Brook Lopez had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Nets, who broke to an early double-digit lead before losing their fourth straight.

In other games, Derrick Favors had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks 87-82, while the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Detroit Pistons 93-85 to end a five-game losing streak.

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