LeBron James scored 32 points and combined with Kyle Korver for all but two of Cleveland’s final 13 points as the visiting Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday to even the teams’ first-round series at two games apiece.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit on Friday night for a 92-90 victory at home over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a two-games-to-one lead in their first-round Eastern Conference series.
Indiana guard Victor Oladipo scored 32 points, hitting six of nine attempts from three-point range, to power the Pacers to a 98-80 victory over the host Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday in Game 1 of an opening-round Eastern Conference playoff series.
LeBron James recorded his 63rd career triple-double – overcoming a career-high 11 turnovers – and J.R. Smith scored 23 points as Cleveland showed some signs of ending its stunning slump with a 115-108 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.
The 3-pointer from Klay Thompson seemed inconceivable. A quick, running, turnaround jumper, by any fundamental definition of basketball, is poor shot selection. But this is Klay Thompson against the Indiana Pacers. And those shots, for whatever reason, are never out of Thompson’s range or desire.