The Indiana Pacers fell behind 8-0 and were never truly able to escape it. They were able to make strong pushes in the first three quarters, but in each quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were there to close strong, pushing their lead in each quarter. Cleveland jumped up 84-63 early in the fourth and Indiana made one last push to cut the lead to 11, but couldn't push the lead any further as Indiana loses their fifth straight road game.
Paul George led the Pacers with 15 points on 5-13 shooting, going 3-9 from three point range with seven rebounds, four assists, and five steals. David West had 14 on 6-16 shooting and Lance Stephenson reached double figures with 11. The Pacers had 16 turnovers leading to 22 Cleveland points, with the Pacers shooting just 37% for the game. The Pacers once again failed to reach 80 points.