LeBron Drops 50 on Knicks in W

James turns MSG into personal playground in 119-105 victory
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 5, 2008 11:14 PM CST
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over New York Knicks' Wilson Chandler (21) during the second half of a basketball game Wednesday, March 5, 2008 in New York. James scored 5o points...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – King James held court at the world’s most famous arena and scored 50 points against the hapless Knicks in the Cavaliers 119-105 win. James shot 16-for-30 from the field, including 7-of-13 from beyond the arc, grabbed eight rebounds, and dished 10 assists as Cleveland handed New York its fourth consecutive loss. Jamal Crawford led the Knicks with 25 points, reports the Associated Press.

The Knicks kept it close for most of the game and trailed 99-98 with four and a half minutes remaining, but James would nail consecutive 3-pointers and put the game out of reach. He is averaging over 42 points per game against the Knicks on the year.  James left the court to a standing ovation from the New York crowd chanting, “MVP!”