Derrick Rose

James scores 25 as Cavaliers crush Knicks 126-94

LeBron James had little to say about his choice of hotels and even less about Phil Jackson's choice of words.

James and his teammates made their statement loudly on the court.

James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love also surpassed 20, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the New York Knicks 126-94 on Wednesday night.

It was the first meeting since James was angered when Jackson referred to his friends and business partners as a "posse" last month in an ESPN interview. James refused to answer questions about the Knicks president, who watched the game from his usual seat a few rows back of center court.

"I'm motivated for the love of the...

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