Cavs Stop Raptors, LeBron Hits Milestone

Nuggets outscore Nets while Grizzlies snap long road losing streak
By Mike Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2008 12:24 AM CDT
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, is defended by Toronto Raptors' Anthony Parker during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 21, 2008, in Cleveland. James scored 29 points...   (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
camera-icon View 8 more images

(Newser) – LeBron James scored 29 points and became the all-time leading scorer in Cavaliers franchise history in a 90-83 victory over potential first-round playoff opponent Toronto. Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 16 points, Devin Brown scored 14, and Damon Jones knocked down two crucial three-pointers early in the fourth for the Cavs, reports AP. Chris Bosh scored 24 points to lead the Raptors. Elsewhere:

  • Memphis got its first win on the road since Jan. 2, defeating the Knicks, 120-106, thanks to Mike Miller's hot shooting and 34 points. Rudy Gay added 24 for Memphis
  • Denver, not lacking in offense for several games now, dropped a 125-114 win on New Jersey tonight. Six Nuggets scored in double figures, led by Allen Iverson with 26.