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NBA: Cleveland 111, Toronto 108

Nov. 24, 2007 at 5:39 PM   |   Comments

CLEVELAND, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- LeBron James' third triple-double of the month helped Cleveland down the Toronto Raptors 111-108 Saturday.

The Cavaliers scored five straight points -- four by Zydrunas Ilgauskas -- to increase their lead to 96-89 with 6:13 to go in the fourth quarter, but two free throws by Chris Bosh and a three-pointer by Jason Kapono drew Toronto within 104-103 with 57.1 seconds remaining.

James hit a turnaround jumper with 16.7 seconds left to seal the Cavaliers' second straight victory. He finished with 37 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists.

Daniel Gibson and Damon Jones scored 17 points piece, and Ilgauskas added 16 points and 15 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who have won three of their last four games.

Chris Bosh led Toronto with 41 points, four rebounds and five assists.

Kapono came off the bench to score 17 points, and Andrea Bargnani had 14 points and five rebounds for the Raptors, who have lost three of four.

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