James, Lakers 10-0 on the road

    TAKING CHARGE: Lakers star LeBron James drives off the Cavaliers’ Jarrett Allen and Isaac Okoro in second half play. REUTERS PHOTO

    LEBRON James scored a season-high 46 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, to lift the visiting Los Angeles Lakers to a 115-108 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night (Tuesday in Manila).

    James scored 13 points in the final 4:41 to help the Lakers pull away and improve to 10-0 on the road this season. Anthony Davis had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers, and Montrezl Harrell scored 15 off the bench.

    Andre Drummond had 25 points and 17 rebounds, Cedi Osman scored 20 points and Collin Sexton finished with 17 for the Cavaliers.

    James shot 19 of 26 from the field, including 7 of 11 from 3-point distance, and added eight rebounds and six assists. It was his second game back in Cleveland since leaving the Cavaliers for the second time.

    In other games, it was the Nuggets 117, Mavericks 113; Warriors 130, Wolves 108; Pacers 129, Raptors 114; Thunder 125, Blazers 122; Magic 117, Hornets 108; Nets 98, Heat 85; Celtics 119, Bulls 103; and Pistons 119, Sixers 104.

    Nuggets 117, Mavericks 113

    Michael Porter Jr. scored a season-high-tying 30 points, Nikola Jokic had 20 points and 10 rebounds and visiting Denver beat Dallas.

    JaMychal Green had 17 points and eight rebounds while Jamal Murray scored 16 before being ejected for Denver, which has won the first three games of a five-game road trip.

    Luka Doncic amassed 35 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds, Hardaway scored 19 points, and Kristaps Porzingis and James Johnson had 16 apiece for the Mavericks.