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Cavs top Pistons 113-101, LeBron has triple-double


AUBURN HILLS, MI – LeBron James had his fourth triple-double of the season, lifting the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

James scored 29 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had 12 assists.

He blocked a shot and made a jumper on consecutive possessions to give the Cavs a five-point cushion with a minute left, then sealed the victory on a 3-pointer with 29.5 seconds remaining.

Cleveland has won four in a row and lost only one of its last 11 games, improving to an NBA-best 53-15.

Richard Hamilton had 24 points and was one of six Pistons who scored in double figures.

Detroit has dropped lost three straight and eight of 10.

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