Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Pacers overturn 22-pt deficit to beat Cavs

Pacers overturn 22-pt deficit to beat Cavs

The Cavs have not beaten the Pacers in two meetings this season. Collison then gave the Pacers their first lead since 6-4 with a 19-foot pull-up jumper with 10.8 seconds left in the quarter. Seats in Section 12 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse are down to $89.95.

Don't criticize LeBron James for caring. He also continued his years of irritating LeBron James and earned a technical foul on James in the fourth quarter. He irks opponents. Sometimes, his antics irk his coach, Nate McMillan.

"We've been learning it, appreciating it, understanding it, since Day 1 of training camp", said DeRozan on the court of the Biosteel Centre, the Raptors' practice facility.

Asked if he had ever seen a player with a persona quite like Stephenson's, Oladipo said, "No". We still have work to do as far as moving the ball and making that part of our playing personality every night, no matter who they are or how they're playing you.

IN (22-20) will attempt to turn that trend around starting with a game against Phoenix on Sunday, the first of the Pacers' five-game road trip.

Stephenson on the road has not been almost as dynamic as Stephenson at home. LeBron seems to be the only player who recognizes that. It's a mess that's only getting messier because Friday night, the Cavaliers would drop their third straight.


"I just tried to get into him a little bit, tried to get him a little frustrated, have him thinking about me on the offensive end", Stephenson said after the 97-95 comeback win. "So, just trying to hold everybody accountable and move on, which we did". "We still got to stay focused".

Early on it certainly didn't look like the Pacers would be carrying that victorious momentum into their upcoming road trip.

The Pacers also won't have Myles Turner for a few games with an elbow injury; the Cavs tonight played without Isaiah Thomas, and Cleveland was also reeling, having lost seven out of nine games. For much of the fourth quarter, the Pacers went with a lineup that featured Thaddeus Young at center, and Bojan Bogdanovic and Stephenson at forward. Nothing has been enough - nothing is working.

"It should give them confidence", Casey said of his second unit's performance. "We were able to get stops, rebounds and score with that group". It's not that Stephenson was the clear catalyst in the Pacers' victory, which was a team effort, but Lance being Lance, he had his moments. Chriss is not expected to play against IN, and reserve small forward Josh Jackson (hip) is questionable.

The Cavaliers have been outscored by an average of 11.0 points in their last five games. Booker is just 21 years old, one of the young talented pieces the Suns hope to build around.

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