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.
Submitted by bjirousek on April 13, 2012 - 12:39pm
Danny Granger scores 18 points and Roy Hibbert goes for a double-double as the Pacers clinch a playoff birth with a 102-83 win over the Cavaliers.
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
CLEVELAND, OH - April 12, 2012 - Cavaliers center Semih Erden suffered a right ankle sprain during last night’s game versus Indiana at The Q. X-rays taken at The Q last night were negative and he received an MRI this morning at the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Sports Health, which confirmed the ankle sprain.