Lebron James Returns For Cavs Victory

LeBron James returned to the Cavaliers lineup and scored 17 points in a 118-105 win over Indiana.

The NBA's leading scorer had missed the previous five games with a sprained left index finger. James came off the bench for the Cavs, playing 22 minutes while adding five assists.

Larry Hughes also came off the bench and scored a season-high 36
points in just 26 minutes.

Cleveland's point total and 55 percent shooting were both season highs.

Mike Dunleavy scored 23 points for the Pacers. Jamaal Tinsley, who was targeted along with his friends in a shooting over the weekend, scored 10 points.