8:55 AM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
Plain Dealer 40 mins ago
Short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Indiana Pacers, 93-86
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L 86 - 93

Short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Indiana Pacers, 93-86

Indiana's George Hill led his team with his first career triple-double -- 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists.
Chronicle-Telegram 6 hours ago

Pacers 93, Cavaliers 86: Without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, Cleveland falls on road

INDIANAPOLIS — George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and capped the first triple-double of his career with three free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the Indiana Pacers’ 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers...
News-Herald 8 hours ago

Down two stars, Cleveland Cavaliers fall to Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS - George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and capped the first triple-double of his career with three free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cavaliers on Friday night.
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers, sans LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, fall at Indiana Pacers: DMan's Report, Game 60

Substitute point guard Matthew Dellavedova was 5-of-18 from the field as the Cavs lost to the Pacers, 93-86, Friday night in Indianapolis.
News-Herald 11 hours ago

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving and LeBron Jame sit out vs. Pacers

The Cavaliers' two top scorers sat out of the Indiana game Feb. 27. Coach David Blatt said before the Pacers game LeBron James would sit because of a coach's decision. James suffered a hard fall on his back in the Cavaliers' 110-99 victory over Golden State Feb. 26. James has now missed 11 games this season, the most of his career.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Pacers 93, Cavaliers 86: Without James and Irving, Cavs fall short

INDIANAPOLIS — LeBron James couldn’t carry the Cleveland Cavaliers on his sore back last night. So coach David Blatt decided not to play him at all. Blatt held the four-time NBA MVP out of a 93-86 loss to the Indiana Pacers for precautionary reasons. James tweaked his back while scoring a season-high...
Short-handed Cavs fall to Pacers 93-86

Short-handed Cavs fall to Pacers 93-86

INDIANAPOLIS: J.R. Smith scored 21 points and Kevin Love had 17 points and 10 rebounds, but the short-handed Cavs kept the game close in the final minute before falling to the Indiana Pacers 93-86 on Friday. The Cavs were playing without both LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. James was resting while Irving was out with a strained left shoulder. Both are expected back when the Cavs play at Houston on Sunday. Despite missing two of  their biggest stars, the Cavs wee within 88-84 following a 3-pointer from Smith with 1:06 left before the Pacers held on. George Hill had 15 points, 12 assists...
Akron Beacon Journal 9 hours ago

Pacers 93, Cavs 86; Jason Lloyd's 21 final thoughts on Shumpert, point guards and a busted plane

INDIANAPOLIS: Twenty-one thoughts for 21 points from J.R. Smith in an experimental 93-86 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Friday… 1. When David Blatt was discussing his decision to rest LeBron James tonight, among his points was that this game provided an opportunity for others to do something out of...

Rockets to honor franchise’s all-time greats with ‘Legends Lockers’ on Sunday

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Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was diagnosed with a left shoulder strain, an MRI revealed Friday at the Cleveland Clinic. He will not play tonight in the game against the Pacers in Indianapolis and will be reevaluated before a decision is made on his availability for the game Sunday against the Rockets in Houston. Irving was injured during the third quarter Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors in a 110-99 victory. He returned for the fourth quarter but was still experiencing pain after the game. The Cavs held him back today in Cleveland, and his left shoulder was examined...
Chris Fedor / Plain Dealer 18 hours ago

What time and which channel is the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers game on?

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Plain Dealer 20 hours ago

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Akron Beacon Journal 21 hours ago

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Game 60: Cavs at Pacers

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