CLEVELAND — LeBron James had 25 points and 11 assists, Dion Waiters scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers handled one of the Western Conference’s best teams, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 105-91 on Sunday.

James scored 16 in the second half and the Cavs shot a season-best 61 percent from the field to improve to 3-6 against West teams. Anderson Varejao scored 18 points, and Kyrie Irving had 17 points and 12 assists for the Cavs, who are 11-3 since their sluggish 5-7 start.

Cleveland, which has won eight of nine at home, is 9-2 when James has at least nine assists.

RAPTORS 118, KNICKS 108: Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry each scored 22 points, and Toronto beat visiting New York for its sixth consecutive win.

Greivis Vasquez had 21 points and Terrence Ross scored 18 for the Raptors, who never trailed in matching their longest winning streak of the season.

76ERS 96, MAGIC 88: Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and Philadelphia rallied in the second half to beat host Orlando.

The win, which ended a five-game losing streak, came as the Sixers began a seven-game road trip. All three of their victories have come away from home.

KINGS 108, LAKERS 101: DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 14 rebounds in his second start since returning from a serious illness, and Sacramento snapped a five-game losing streak with a home victory.

SUNS 104, WIZARDS 92: Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris each scored 17 points, Goran Dragic added 16 and visiting Phoenix beat Washington to end the Wizards’ winning streak at six.

NETS 110, PISTONS 105: Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and Brooklyn held off a late rally to secure a victory over Detroit in New York.

PELICANS 101, THUNDER 99: Anthony Davis scored 38 points to lead New Orleans to a victory over host Oklahoma City.

It was the third-highest point total of Davis’ career. He also had 12 rebounds.

PACERS 100, TIMBERWOLVES 96: C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play, helping Indiana hold off Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Roy Hibbert had 15 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Pacers.


NUGGETS: Forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery.

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