No headband, no problem: James helps Cavs rout Mavs

DALLAS (AP) — Even without his trademark headband, LeBron James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers’ career assists record as Cleveland beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-94 on Tuesday night. James was one of four players with more than 20 points for the Central Division-leading Cavaliers, who have won 12 of[…]

Blazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. It was Portland’s fifth straight win but it was costly: Starting guard Wesley Matthews had to be helped off the court[…]