Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Roy Hibbert had 18 points, while David West
tallied 15 points and 10 rebounds in the Indiana Pacers' 99-89 win over the
Lance Stephenson registered 16 points and seven assists, while George Hill
added 13 points, eight boards and five helpers for the Pacers, who have won
five of their last six games.
Paul George filled the stat sheet with 10 points, five steals, five rebounds
and four assists in the victory.
Kyrie Irving had 17 points and five assists for Cleveland, which has dropped
six in a row and 11 of its last 12 contests.
Cleveland's Tristan Thompson hit a short jumper, which knotted the contest at
51-51 early in the third, but the Pacers countered with an 18-4 run to seize
George and Stephenson had six points apiece during the surge, with George's
dunk capping the outburst and making it 69-55 with 4:04 remaining in the
The Pacers took a 77-67 advantage into the final frame and led by as many as
18 in the fourth.
In a back-and-forth first half, the contest was tied at 23-23 after a quarter
of play before the Cavs outscored the Pacers, 22-21, in the second for a 45-44
edge heading into the break.
Thompson and Tyler Zeller netted 12 points apiece ... The Pacers turned the
ball over 18 times, which led to 26 Cavalier points ... Indiana shot 48.8
percent (39-of-80) from the field.
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