Published: Tue, April 10, 2018
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LeBron Leads Cavs Past Knicks For 50th Win, Central Division Title

LeBron Leads Cavs Past Knicks For 50th Win, Central Division Title

James is arguably enjoying his best ever season in the league despite heading into his 16th campaign next year. "Prove it. #KingJamesNYC18." James even complimented the "cerebral" game of Knicks French rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina.

The third chapter of LeBron James's free agent saga will be written this summer. "Do the little things when I'm on the floor that affect the game", Clarkson said after the game while in the visitor's locker room.

When he left Miami and people who he grew to, he thought to, have trusting relationships with - he said, I'm not going to name names, but someone told me that you're making the biggest mistake of your career.

On Friday, Dwyane Wade sarcastically said "good luck" when asked about the NY billboard.

The Knicks host LeBron and the Cavs at 7:30 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden.

James previously had been at odds with the organization, with a back-and-forth with ex-Knicks president Phil Jackson over his use of the word "posse" blowing up last season.

3-Point Goals-Cleveland 19-45 (Love 6-13, Clarkson 4-6, Smith 4-8, James 3-6, Hill 1-3, Calderon 1-4, Green 0-2, Korver 0-3), NY 11-30 (Lee 3-6, Thomas 2-2, Dotson 2-7, Kornet 1-2, Beasley 1-3, Ntilikina 1-4, Burke 1-5, Jack 0-1).


Tim Hardaway Jr. (Day To Day - Ankle): Hardaway is Doubtful for Monday's (April 9) game against the Cavaliers.

"We'll see how tonight goes", James said before the win over the Knicks. If James plays both, it will be the first time in his career he has played all 82 games in a season. "That's the best thing first of all".

This past June's top pick, Frank Ntilikina - taken eighth overall - has been a steady defensive presence, suiting up for 76 games as a rookie, but he's been offensively challenged in his first season in NY, averaging 5.7 points per, notching double-figures in just 11 outings. But I know what it meant, and I always go back and wonder about what he was thinking at that time. I've known about him for a few years because of Romeo. Defensively, I think hes more advanced than offensively.

The Heat lost 4-2 against Dallas sending them back home disappointed. James gave Kanter his answer. "It doesn't matter who's in the lineup for them, and we're getting our point guards back tonight".

But the 33-year-old missed a golden opportunity to tie the game against Philadelphia last week when he went to the free-throw line in the dying seconds of the match. The Cavaliers are still in a dogfight for the third seed with Philly, so he may suit up for the season finale Wednesday, when the Knicks' home-and-home finishes.

Whilst it would be a nice addition to his rapidly growing list of milestones, his goals remain far loftier, and remaining rested and healthy for the first round of the playoffs will surely be held in higher regard than playing in a meaningless game against the lowly Knicks.

"My family. That's all that matters", James said.

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