LeBron becomes youngest to score 27,000 points as Cavs beat Wizards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Adding a win to their White House visit, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers capped a perfect visit to the nation's capital by beating the Washington Wizards 105-94 on the strength of 14 3-pointers Friday night.

A day after being feted as NBA champions by President Barack Obama, the Cavs improved to 7-1 this season, recovering quickly from their only loss, which came against Atlanta on Tuesday. James had 27 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, and Kevin Love finished with 14 points and 16 rebounds.

LeBron also became the youngest player to reach 27,000 career points in NBA history on Friday night.  

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and helped the Cavs hold John Wall to only five of his 28 points after halftime.

James clutched at his lower right back after getting fouled with 7 1/2 minutes left, but remained in the game.

© 2017 Associated Press


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