LeBron James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers' career assists record as visiting Cleveland beat the Dallas Mavericks, 127-94, Tuesday night.

James was one of four players with more than 20 points for the Central Division-leading Cavaliers, who have won 12 of their last 13 games against Western Conference opponents.

Kyrie Irving scored 22 points, while Kevin Love had 21 points and 14 rebounds. J.R. Smith also scored 21 points and Timofey Mozgov, the other starter, had 17.

Pacers 118, Magic 86 - Reserve Rodney Stuckey had 34 points and Indiana beat visiting Orlando for its sixth straight victory.

Pelicans 111, Nets 91 - Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points as New Orleans moved closer to eighth place in the Western Conference by winning in Brooklyn.

- Associated Press

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