5 Apr 2010

Cavs reach 60 wins for the season

8:07 am on 5 April 2010

The NBA-leading Cleveland Cavaliers have downed the Atlanta Hawks 93-88 to reach the 60-wins mark for the second successive season.

LeBron James moved up a gear in the second half, finishing the game with 27 points and 13 rebounds, as the Cavaliers secured their 10th consecutive home win.

Atlanta kept the game close until the fourth quarter when they went more than six minutes without a field goal.

The Cavaliers are now 34-4 in Cleveland this season and have won 17 of their last 19 games overall.