LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner.
Then it was business as usual.
James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.
James scored 19 points and added 11 rebounds and 14 assists in front of a raucous home crowd that was on its feet from the pregame ceremony until late in the game, celebrating the city's first championship in 52 years.
"It was great to have a moment like that," he said. "It was difficult to focus on the game but we did a great job, especially in the second...