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Pacers vs. Cavaliers, Game 2: Game thread, lineups, odds, TV info and more

The Pacers are back in the ring to take a swing at the defending champs on Monday in Game 2 at Cleveland.

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The Pacers and Cavaliers resume their first-round series at Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night.

After the Pacers struggled to slow down the Cavs in Game 1, yet still had a shot to win in the end, they will still need to make adjustments, particularly at the defensive end, to be in a similar position in Game 2.

The Pacers may get a boost in the playing rotation with Glenn Robinson III expected to be in uniform. He’s listed as questionable but McMillan said in shootaround that GR3 would be available, pending any game-time issues. If he can go, Robinson should help the Pacers defensive adjustments quite a bit, adding more length to their perimeter defense.

The Cavs still have LeBron James, though and will probably try to get Kyle Korver more than the zero three-point shots he took in Game 1.

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Pacers vs. Cavaliers - 7:00 p.m. ET at Quicken Loans Arena


Odds: Bovada has the Cavaliers at -8.5 favorites.

Radio: 107.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan

Projected Starting Lineups

Pacers: Jeff Teague (PG), Paul George (SG), C.J. Miles (SF), Thaddeus Young(PF), Myles Turner (C)

Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving (PG), J.R. Smith (SG), LeBron James (SF), Kevin Love (PF), Tristan Thompson (C)