CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James had 25 points and 13 rebounds, extending his personal run of dominance against the Charlotte Hornets by leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 95-90 victory Friday night.

James’ teams have won 23 straight games against Charlotte.

Kevin Love had a double-double at halftime, and finished with 18 points and 16 rebounds as the Cavaliers snapped Charlotte’s seven-game home winning streak and improved to 4-4 on the road.

Richard Jefferson added 13 points and Tristan Thompson pulled down 12 rebounds for the Cavaliers.

MAGIC 114, BUCKS 90: Elfrid Payton had 22 points and 10 assists, and Orlando won at home.

The Magic shot 52.4 percent from the field and limited the Bucks to 41.9 percent shooting. Tobias Harris scored 19 points for Orlando, and Evan Fournier and Victor Oladipo had 17 apiece.

HEAT 97, KNICKS 78: Gerald Green scored a season-high 25 points and visiting Miami beat New York for the second time this week.

Chris Bosh added 20 points and Dwyane Wade had 17 for the Heat, who held the Knicks to 78 points in both victories over the last six nights.

PACERS 104, BULLS 92: Paul George scored 33 points, C.J. Miles had 16 and Indiana won at Indianapolis.

The Pacers (10-5) have won a season-high four straight and 10 of 12 overall. Monta Ellis had 14 points and George Hill finished with 10 assists.

HAWKS 116, GRIZZLIES 101: Paul Millsap had 23 points and 14 rebounds, one of the six Atlanta players who scored in double figures at Memphis, Tennessee.

Jeff Teague had 20 points and seven assists for Atlanta, which had lost 5 of 7. Al Horford scored 16, Kent Bazemore had 14, Kyle Korver added 13 and Mike Muscala 11.

THUNDER 103, PISTONS 87: Kevin Durant had 34 points and 13 rebounds to help Oklahoma City, at home, to its fourth straight win.

Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka and Enes Kanter added 14 points apiece for the Thunder. In a matchup of the NBA’s top two rebounding teams, the No. 2 Thunder outrebounded the No. 1 Pistons, 58-38. Detroit center Andre Drummond, who was leading the league with 17.8 rebounds per game, finished with seven.

ROCKETS 116, 76ERS 114: James Harden had 50 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and Houston beat winless Philadelphia at home.

Harden was 14 of 28 from the field and 16 of 20 at the line in his third career game with 50 or more points. He’s averaging 36.2 points in his last five games.


76ERS: Center Jahlil Okafor said he’s embarrassed about a Boston nightclub scuffle captured on video, and is dealing with the team and league on possible discipline.

“It was definitely dumb on my part,” Okafor said. “Something I’m embarrassed about. Still dealing with the league and the team but I’m not happy about it all. We’re still going through the process of what we’re going to do.”

BUCKS: The NBA suspended Coach Jason Kidd for one game without pay for aggressive conduct toward a referee.

Kidd was assessed a technical foul and ejected with 1:49 left in the game Wednesday night.