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Cavs return home to set Suns, 118-103

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The Cavaliers moved the ball and not surprisingly, the needle in the win column, coasting past the visiting Phoenix Suns by a 118-103 count.

LeBron James gave a powerful performance with 21 points and a whopping 15 assists, and Kyrie Irving scored 26. The two were named starters for the Eastern Conference All-Star team right around tipoff.

They played like the stars they are, as the Cavs (30-11) looked a lot more like themselves following a so-so road swing that last six games.'

Clearly, it was good to be back home against a lesser opponent.

Overall, the Cavs finished with 29 assists, a far cry from some of the disappointing numbers put forth in losing three of four.

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Along with James and Irving, Channing Frye (18 points), Iman Shumpert (17) and James Jones (14) all made shots. Jones started in place of power forward Kevin Love, still recovering from back spasms.

Trade candidate and Suns center Tyson Chandler scored 22 points to go with 16 rebounds. Chandler now has 15 rebounds in six straight games, the first member of the Suns to accomplish the feat since Jim Fox in 1969.

Phoenix fell to 13-29.

The Cavs host San Antonio on Saturday in the first ABC prime-time game of the season.