Friday night's NBA preseason action included the Cleveland Cavaliers hosting the Indiana Pacers. Even though superstar LeBron James sat out with a minor injury. Cavs fans still got to see a glimpse of the latest Cleveland stars including Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose. Unfortunately, the visitors were able to snag a win at Quicken Loans Arena. Here's the latest Pacers vs. Cavs recap with top performers, statistics, and what's up next on the preseason schedule.

NBA game recap

In tonight's game, Cleveland looked like they were off to a quick start after going up 33-21 in the first quarter.

They were able to maintain most of their lead with a 59-48 advantage at halftime. In the third quarter, Indiana went on a 30-27 pace before closing out the fourth quarter 28-16 for the come-from-behind victory. The end result was a 106-102 for the Pacers.

Leading the way for the Indiana Pacers was their new rookie forward T.J. Leaf. He came off the bench to shoot 6-for-10 from the field including 4-of-5 from three-point range. Leaf also snatched six boards to go with his 18 points. Domantas Sabonis scored 17 points and had seven rebounds off the bench. Victor Oladipo scored 14 points on 6-for-12 shooting to go with five assists, while Myles Turner had 12 points. Thaddeus Young scored just nine points but grabbed eight rebounds in the win.

On the losing side, Cleveland Cavaliers newcomer Dwyane Wade had 20 points on 10-for-14 shooting to go with five rebounds. Jae Crowder scored 17 points on 6-of-9 field goal shooting and had six rebounds, while Derrick Rose scored 15. Kevin Love had nine points and seven rebounds along with five assists and three steals in the losing effort.

For the game, Cleveland shot at a rate of 46 percent overall and 31 percent from downtown. The Pacers hit their shots at 47 percent overall and 31 percent from long range. The Cavs won the rebounding battle 51-41 but had a game-high 19 turnovers compared to 14 for the visitors.

What's up next?

With tonight's victory, the Indiana Pacers are now 2-0 for their preseason schedule so far.

This is a team that probably won't be contending for an NBA Playoff spot this coming season due to being in rebuild mode. Next up on the Pacers' schedule is an away game against the Detroit Pistons on Monday night at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

For the Cleveland Cavaliers, this makes for an 0-2 start to the preseason. The team has been without superstar LeBron James for both exhibition games so far, but he'll be good to go by the regular season. They'll play the Washington Wizards next on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.