In a battle of two teams struggling to keep up in the standings, Cleveland's big man, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, outplayed his counterpart for Milwaukee and the Cavs defeated visiting Milwaukee in double-overtime. That other guy for Cleveland, LeBron James, scored 31 points while playing nearly the entire game, reports the AP. Bucks star guard Michael Redd had 22 points.
James became the youngest player in NBA history to score 9,000 points, eclipsing Kobe Bryant. Ilgauskas, who pulled down 11 boards, had six of his 24 points in the second OT along with a clutch rebound to seal the win. Despite the win, the defending conference champions have still lost eight of 10 and sit 6.5 games behind division-leading Detroit.