Cavaliers' Kevin Love (foot) questionable for Saturday

Cavaliers' Kevin Love (foot) questionable for Saturday

Cavaliers' Kevin Love (foot) questionable for Saturday

James made a decision to leave the Cavaliers last summer to join the Los Angeles Lakers.

Collison, Myles Turner and Domantas Sabonis added 15 points apiece, and Thaddeus Young had 10 for the Pacers, who were playing without Tyreke Evans. The C's also connected on four of their 10 3-point attempts.

"We finally looked like ourselves again", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said.

The C's showed no let-up in the second quarter, building off the momentum in the first to take a 63-41 lead at the break, which represented their highest first-half point total of the season thus far. "We haven't really been as good as we should be at this point with just executing".

The Nets maintained a lead over 20 points for most of the fourth quarter, causing many in the crowd at Quicken Loans to head for the exits.

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love will miss Thursday's game at the Detroit Pistons with left foot soreness, but the injury isn't considered serious, a league source told Amico Hoops.

Lillard and McCollum re-entered the game with 7:54 left after Orlando cut a 13-point deficit to just 102-99 on Gordon's second 3-pointer of the quarter. Fouled Out-Korver, Osman. Rebounds-Cleveland 30 (Nance Jr., Osman 6), Detroit 48 (Drummond 22).

The Celtics (3-2) have struggled offensively, but finally found a rhythm during the second half against Oklahoma City on Thursday.

Paul George scored 22 points for Oklahoma City, but shot just 7 of 22.

Kyle Kuzma scored 22 points and JaVale McGee added 21 to complement James' 74th career triple-double, his first with his new team.

Russell Westbrook had 13 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, though only landed five for 20. Cleveland is being outscored by 12.8 points per 100 possessions (which is the worst in the NBA), and they are in the bottom six in effective field goal percentage, true shooting percentage and assist-to-turnover margin, per NBA.com.

The Celtics led 63-41 at the half and kept a double digit for nearly the entirety of the final three quarters.

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