Joe Harris

James scores 37, Cavs beat Nets 121-114 for 5th straight win

LeBron James powered into the lane for his latest assault on the rim and a former teammate made an ultimately useless attempt to stop him.

"I should have just gotten out of the way," Joe Harris said.

Might as well. There's no way right now to defend James even by staying in front of him — or in Harris' case, beneath him.

James had 37 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets 121-114 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.

James kept up his latest sensational stretch by going 14 for 19 from the floor, highlighted by the soaring slam over Harris. He reached 2,000 points in a season for the 10th...