The Cleveland Cavaliers took the game two over the Indiana Pacers with an 117-111 win at the Quicken Loans Arena. After a close game one, Cleveland's "big trio“ stepped up big in this one and led the Cavs to another victory over the Pacers. LeBron James had a good game with 25 points, ten rebounds, seven assists, four steals and four blocks, but he also had eight turnovers. Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 37 points while shooting 14 of 24 from the field. Kevin Love also played a big role in tonight's win with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists. He was shooting efficiently and drawing fouls, as the Pacers couldn't find the way to stop him.

Love shot 6 of 7 from the field and 12 of 12 from the Free Throw Line.

Another great performance by Paul George

The Indiana Pacers opened the game well, as they started the first quarter on a 9-4 run. The lead didn't last long, but they have managed to stay close to the Cavs in the first half and went on a break with only a five-point deficit. Paul George did what he could to keep the Pacers in the game, but that just wasn't enough. George finished the game with 32 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists while shooting 10 of 20 from the field. Jeff Teague added 23 points for Indiana, while Thaddeus Young had 16 points.The Cavaliers have led by as many as 19 points, but Indiana came close in the end, as they went on a 10-0 run and cut the deficit to just five points.

They had a chance to bring the game into another drama, but George missed his three-point attempt, and the Cavaliers finished the game at the free throw line.

J.R. Smith's injury

J.R. Smith has left the game at the beginning of the second half with the hamstring injury and did not return to the match.

It's unknown at the moment how serious Smith's injury is and how much time he will need to recover. However, Iman Shumpert replaced him pretty well, as he hit some shots and played good defense. Smith finished the game with just three points.

The bench

Lance Stephenson had another good game off the bench for the Pacers with 13 points, four assists and zero turnovers in 26 minutes on the floor.

The Pacers bench scored 32 points overall, outscoring Cleveland's bench by eleven. However, „The big three“ for the Cavs combined for 89 points, while shooting nearly 70 percent, so they didn't need help from the bench.

The next game is on the schedule for Thursday, at 7:00 pm, as the series, will move to Indiana.

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