LeBron crashes into crowd, fan hurt as Cavaliers top Thunder

December 17, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James crashed into the crowd and injured a fan while scrambling for a loose ball Thursday night as the Cleveland Cavaliers held off Oklahoma City 104-100, ending the Thunder's six-game winning streak.

James plowed into a woman sitting next to PGA Tour golf star Jason Day in the fourth quarter. She was taken from the arena on a backboard.

James scored 33 points and added 11 assists and nine rebounds. Tristan Thompson had 15 rebounds for the Cavs, who improved to 11-1 at home.

Russell Westbrook scored 27 and Kevin Durant 25 for the Thunder, who were down 98-89 with three minutes left. Oklahoma City closed within 103-100, but both Durant and Westbrook missed 3-pointers in the final 10 seconds.

The Cavaliers were missing guards Mo Williams (thumb), Iman Shumpert (groin) and Kyrie Irving, who could make his season debut Sunday against Philadelphia.



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