Today would mark Game 2 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers. The defending champions escaped last game with a 109 to 108 victory. In that game, LeBron James would score thirty-two points, grab down six rebounds and dish out thirteen assists. Paul George would score twenty-nine points, five rebounds and seven assists. Cleveland would look to take a 2-0 lead in the series as they go against Indiana tonight in Ohio.
Kevin Love would start the first quarter off right again as he shoots a perfect 100% from the field, earning ten points which would include two 3-pointers. LeBron James would collect six points, two rebounds, two assists and two blocks as Kyrie would collect six points himself, including one 3-pointer. On the other end, Paul George would drop ten points, as well, containing two 3-pointers. Former Hawks player, Jeff Teague, would help out as he scores eight points which contained one 3-pointer. George would shoot 66% from the field and Teague would shoot 75% from the field as the Cavaliers would end the first quarter with a 32-29 lead. Three-time champion, LeBron James, would start to heat up as he drops eleven points, pulls down three rebounds and gives out three assists. He would end up shooting 80% from the field, knocking down four out of five buckets. Irving would look to contribute to the performance as he gives six points, shooting a perfect 100% from the field. Three-time All-Star, Deron Williams, would come off the bench as he throws up six points, as well. Paul George would drop eight points for the Indiana team. Former 76ers player, Thaddeus Young, would score six points, shooting a perfect 100% from the field. Lance Stephenson would come off the bench to collect six points, as well, but it was the Cavaliers that walked into the locker room with a 63-58 advantage at halftime. The third period would belong to the Ohio ball team as Kyrie Irving would go off for fourteen points which held two 3-pointers. Former Timberwolves player, Kevin Love, would earn ten points while Iman Shumpert came off the bench to chalk up five points, containing one 3-pointer. Jeff Teague would try to help the visiting team out by scoring six points but it was Cleveland that went into the fourth quarter with a 96 to 78 lead. The Pacers would go on a 33-21 run in the last period as George would light the floor up with ten points, including two 3-pointers. Young would shoot 75% from the field, earning himself six points but it would be the home team that would close it out as Irving drops eleven points which contained one 3-pointer. The Cleveland Cavaliers would go to win the game, 117-111, taking a 2-0 lead in the series. Kyrie Irving would finish with thirty-seven points, two rebounds and two assists. Paul George would finish with thirty-two points, eight rebounds and seven assists.