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James seeks to torment Bulls yet again

Nov 8, 2008 - 11:22 AM Cleveland (4-2) at Chicago (3-3) 8:30 pm. EST

CHICAGO (Ticker) -- LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers seek a fourth straight win on Saturday when they visit the Chicago Bulls, a team James has owned of late.

James scored 27 points - 20 in the second half - helping Cleveland rally for a 111-107 triumph over the Indiana Pacers on Friday.

James certainly enjoys playing against the Bulls. "King James," is averaging 37.2 points on 52.3 percent shooting in his last six games vs. Chicago. He scored a season-high 41 points to go along with nine rebounds and six assists in a 107-93 win in the first meeting between the teams on Wednesday.

The Bulls are coming off a 100-83 win over Phoenix on Friday. Ben Gordon scored 23 points and No. 1 overall pick Derrick Rose added 18 as Chicago improved to 3-0 at home. The Bulls shot a season-high 51.9 percent vs. Phoenix.

Rose recorded 20 points and seven assists against Cleveland on Wednesday, and is leading all rookies with an average of 17.8 points per game.