On Wednesday night at The Q, the Cavs went toe-to-toe with the playoff-bound Pacers. On Friday in Indy, the Pacers’ scored a third-quarter TKO and took the unanimous decision, 102-83.

Tyler Hansbrough scored nine straight points in the third period as the Pacers blew open a tight game at intermission.

The Cavaliers led by as many as 14 in the second quarter and by a deuce at half, but the Pacers closed the second on a 23-11 run. The beat went on in the third – with Indiana outscoring the Wine and Gold, 34-13.

The Wine and Gold are on the road for the first part of the weekend – in the midst of their most strenuous stretch of the season. As Cavalier fans continue to deal with the positive side-effects of “Lesanity,” here are some notable numerals to think about …


19 … points per game Lester Hudson is averaging off the bench, tops in the NBA in April

23.3 … Hudson’s scoring average over his last four games

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