The Indiana Pacers struggled to close the gap against the Cleveland Cavaliers for much of the night, but a big close to the third quarter, including a wrist injury to LeBron James, helped turn the game in Indiana's favor. They closed a 12-point gap to three at the end of the third, and played huge in the fourth quarter, scoring 36 and ending Cleveland's 12-game winning streak.
Indiana got big play from their starting unit down the stretch, with Solomon Hill scored 11 points, including nine in the fourth. C.J. Miles led Indiana with 26 points, including three of his four three pointers in the fourth quarter. George Hill reached 20 points, shooting 12-15 from the free throw line. David West had a 20 point, 13 rebound double double. Roy Hibbert also reached double figures with 12 points and eight rebounds. Despite the bum wrist, LeBron James still had 25 points. Cleveland was led by Kyrie Irving with 29.