CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA's career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised to a 110-79 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.
Turner 3-8 0-0 6, Bass 7-15 0-0 15, Zeller 2-3 0-0 4, Smart 0-5 2-2 2, Bradley 3-9 0-0 7, Thomas 4-13 3-4 11, Crowder 1-5 2-4 4, Young 2-5 3-3 9, Jerebko 2-8 0-0 5, Randolph 2-6 0-0 4, Datome 3-7 0-0 7, Wallace 0-1 0-0 0, Pressey 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 31-88 10-13 79.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield has adopted new casino ethics rules barring elected officials and top city administrators from benefiting from the local casino for a period after leaving office.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Four Holy Cross players scored in double figures Tuesday and the Crusaders beat Loyola (Md) 62-45 in the first round of the Patriot League tournament, advancing to face No. 1 seed Bucknell on Thursday.
MoomawDHG: Granby will take on top seeded Hoosac in the final at the Cage on Saturday, 2:15 pm.
WilkGazette: FINAL - Granby 54, Athol 43. Rams to the WMass final against Hoosac Saturday at 2:15
WilkGazette: Meg Sullivan knocks ball away on defensive end. Leads to her own fast break and 3-point play. 48-39, just over 2 left
WilkGazette: Timeout Granby with Rams leading 45-39 and 3:28 to go. Sarnacki just hit a huge 3 with Athol back to within 4
WilkGazette: Molly Cleveland hits a corner 3 for Red Raiders. Granby lead now 40-34, 5:54 to play at a timeout
MoomawDHG: South Hadley timeout as the Tigers have yet to make a bucket in the second, trailing 26-11 with 6:17 to go.
MoomawDHG: End of 1Q: Hoosac 22, South Hadley 11. Hurricanes running a smothering defense.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Clay Buchholz started with one perfect inning, Rick Porcello followed by retiring six straight batters and the Boston Red Sox beat Northeastern 2-1 Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine is making it more difficult to fish for smelts in an effort to help the wriggling fish rebuild populations that have plummeted in the state and elsewhere in New England.
MoomawDHG: Hoosac forces a South Hadley timeout leading 8-0 with 4:40 left in the first.
MoomawDHG: Lineups are underway for South Hadley-Hoosac. The Hurricanes won the regular season match up, 65-53 on Dec. 19.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A state police trooper who specializes in fingerprint analysis testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of the former NFL player and his alleged victim, Odin Lloyd, were found inside a car that was allegedly used to drive Lloyd to his death.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving admitted missing two games with a strained left shoulder wasn't easy.
BOSTON (AP) - More snow and sleet, followed by rain, are expected to make roads slippery into Wednesday across southern New England.
The Army said Tuesday it has denied more than 100 claims seeking millions of dollars in compensation for cancer deaths and other illnesses allegedly caused by chemicals buried or tested decades ago at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.
MoomawDHG: So far, games at the Cage are running close to on schedule. In D3 semis, No. 5 South Hadley and No. 1 Hoosac coming up next.