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CLEVELAND - LeBron James and Kevin Love were at the top of their game Monday night.Thats bad news for any opponent, which the Charlotte Hornets discovered in Clevelands 97-88 win.James scored 27 points with 13 assists while Love added 22 points and 18 rebounds in a game highlighted by big runs from both teams.The Cavaliers jumped to a 21-0 lead, but the Hornets regrouped and got within two points early in the third quarter before Cleveland pulled away.In information provided by the Cavaliers from Elias Sports Bureau, the 21-0 lead to start a game is the largest to start a game since Portland scored the first 22 points against Boston in 2004.Being 21 down against an elite team on their floor is tough to overcome, Hornets coach Steve Clifford said. We played a good enough offensive game to win against a terrific team, but our first-quarter defence was obviously poor.Charlotte got the lead into single digits in the second quarter and trailed 59-57 early in the third, but Cleveland ended the third on a 21-9 run.We had a lull in the second quarter and in the third quarter, which really allowed them to get back in the game, but we sustained the effort for close to 48 minutes, James said.While James displayed his noted passing ability, he was the recipient of two length-of-the-court passes from Love for dunks that brought the crowd to its feet.The plays brought back memories of James high school days when he played football.Its a unique gift that he has that not too many guys in our league have, James said. He can go over the head, two-handed. Me, being a wide receiver in my day, I can go em also.Kyrie Irving scored 16 points for the Cavaliers, who were coming off consecutive road losses to Oklahoma City and New Orleans after winning eight in a row.Kemba Walker led Charlotte with 24 points. Al Jefferson added 14 for the Hornets, who are 1-10 away from home — the worst road record in the NBA. Charlotte has lost three straight and 13 of 15.Charlotte centre Cody Zeller left the game late in the fourth quarter after hitting his head on the floor while scrambling for a loose ball with Anderson Varejao.The Hornets called the injury a nasal contusion and Zeller had a large bump at the top of his nose. He will be examined Tuesday.Varejao went in on me and I fell, he said. My face and my nose hit the floor. Then he landed on top of me.Cleveland, which began a five-game homestand, has won six straight at Quicken Loans Arena.Michael Kidd-Gilchrist replaced Gerald Henderson in the starting lineup for Charlotte, but scored one point in 21 minutes. Kidd-Gilchrist came off the bench in the last three games after returning from a stress reaction in his right foot.James also got a postgame visit in the locker room from billionaire Warren Buffett, who attended the game with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Buffett, wearing a Cavaliers jersey with James No. 23, chatted with the four-time MVP for a few minutes.___ALMOST READYCoach David Blatt hopes F Mike Miller (concussion) will play Wednesday. Miller, who has missed six straight games, participated in 3-on-3 drills Sunday and could go through a full practice Tuesday.NO QUICK RETURNHornets small forward Jeffery Taylor served the final game of his 24-game NBA suspension for a domestic-violence incident in Michigan. Clifford doesnt plan on making him active for a game in the near future. Hell have to beat out one of our other guys for a spot, and hes missed a lot of time, Clifford said.TIP-INSHornets: Clifford is a longtime friend of Michael Malone, who was fired as Sacramentos coach Sunday. I was shocked, he said. It shows this league gets crazy. ... It was Kidd-Gilchrists first start since Nov. 11. I felt like I was telling him, Welcome back, young man. Now, heres LeBron to guard, Clifford said, smiling.Cavaliers: James is sticking behind Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, despite the rookies poor performance in his first NFL start Sunday. Im not disappointed, said James, who attended the game. Im a friend that supports, and its only one game. ... Dion Waiters and Matthew Dellavedova, who both spent Friday night in a New Orleans hospital because of a stomach illness, returned Monday.UP NEXTHornets: Host Phoenix on Wednesday.Cavaliers: Host Atlanta on Wednesday. Billiga Nike Air Max 90 Herr . 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PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays believe they have a star in the making in Wil Myers. The rookie homered in his home debut Monday night, continuing an impressive first week in the majors and helping Jeremy Hellickson beat the Blue Jays 4-1 to end Torontos 11-game winning streak. "Hes very comfortable," Rays manager Joe Maddon said about Myers. "Hes not overwhelmed whatsoever." Myers made his major league debut in Boston at the start of a seven-game road trip that ended Sunday. He hit a grand slam off CC Sabathia for his first big league homer during a loss Saturday at Yankee Stadium. This time, the 22-year-old outfielder hit the second of three straight Tampa Bay homers in the second inning, connecting in his first at-bat at Tropicana Field. Myers, whos hitting .294 with two home runs, a double and seven RBIs after eight games, received a standing ovation and took a curtain call for a crowd of 11,407 getting its initial close-up view of the key acquisition in the off-season trade that sent pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis to Kansas City for the power-hitting right fielder and other prospects. "I wasnt sure what really to do but everyone kept cheering so I thought that might be my cue to go out there," Myers said. "Actually, I saw that Zoilo Almonte guy get one (in New York) and everyone got up and kept cheering, so I thought it was the same deal for me." Myers drive to centre off Esmil Rogers (3-3) was sandwiched between home runs by James Loney and Sam Fuld as Tampa Bay went deep three times in a span of eight pitches. Luke Scott added a bloop RBI double to make it 4-0 in the third, and that was all the support Hellickson needed. The Rays estimated the ball Myers hit, which caromed off a wall beyond centre field, travelled 422 feet before bouncing back onto the field. "The ball comes off the bat hard with him. It makes a different sound," Maddon said. "Hes one of those guys. And the thing that I like is all this stuff is going through the middle of the field." A night after scoring a season-high 13 runs at home to complete a three-game sweep of Baltimore, the Blue Jays were limited to four singles and five walks. They came up short in their bid to extend the longest winning streak in the majors since Detroit won 12 straight in 2011. Hellickson (6-3) gave up J.P. Arencibias single, walked four and struck out four. He allowed only one runner past first base -- in the second inning, when Colby Rasmus walked and moved to third when Arencibia followed with his hit to centre field. The Blue Jays stranded Rasmus, who drew three of Torontos five walks, when Maicer Izturis grounded into an inning-endingg double play.dddddddddddd Toronto finally broke through in the eighth when it loaded the bases with one out against Alex Torres with a pair of singles and a walk. Jose Bautista grounded into a force play to drive in a run before Edwin Encarnacion flied out to end the threat. Fernando Rodney worked the ninth for the Rays, earning his 16th save in 21 opportunities. "The three home runs hurt ... but their pitching shut us down. That was the story of the game," Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "It was a nice little streak. Well start another one tomorrow. Losses are never easy, but weve been on a nice little roll." The Blue Jays longest winning streak in nearly 15 years matched the best in club history. They also won 11 straight in 1987 and 1998. The Rays began the day last in the AL East, one percentage point behind the surging Blue Jays, who gained seven games on Tampa Bay during their winning streak. Despite the loss, Toronto has won 15 of 19 while outscoring opponents 103-57 to get back into the division race led by the Boston Red Sox. Loney, Myers and Fuld went deep off Rogers with one out in the second, just the second time in franchise history -- first at Tropicana Field -- that Tampa Bay has hit three straight homers. Evan Longoria, Willy Aybar and Dioner Navarro did it on June 9, 2008, against the Angels. Myers also had a single and was caught trying to steal second base in the sixth inning. Hes 10 for 34 overall since being promoted from Triple-A Durham and is the first player in Rays history with seven RBIs in his first eight career games. "Hes got it all. Hes got a chance to be a really, really good player," Gibbons said. "Its all in there." NOTES: Toronto plans to activate SS Jose Reyes (left ankle) from the disabled list Wednesday. ... Blue Jays LHP J.A. Happ, who suffered a skull fracture and a sprained right knee when he fell to the ground at Tropicana Field after being struck behind the left ear by a line drive on May 7, is expected back at the ballpark Tuesday. Gibbons said Happ, slowed by the knee injury, is throwing off a mound at the teams spring training complex in Dunedin, Fla., but still has a ways to go before he pitches again. ... In preparation for his home debut, the Rays had Myers out on the field early to take fly balls in the domed stadium with the lights on and off. ... Blue Jays RHP Brandon Morrow (forearm) has not resumed throwing, while 3B Brett Lawrie (left ankle) is probably a couple of weeks from starting a rehab assignment. ... Rays LHP David Price, sidelined since May 15 by a left triceps strain, is scheduled to make his second rehab start for Class-A Charlotte on Wednesday. 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