Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers

FINAL SCORE

Cleveland Cavaliers 106
Indiana Pacers 102

With the way the Cleveland Cavaliers are playing, it seems that they are willing to reach the NBA Final this season. On Sunday, the Cavaliers convincingly defeated the Indiana Pacers and completed a 4-0 sweep to move into the next round of the playoff series.

As expected, Cleveland star LeBron James led the team to the victory by defeating the Pacers with the final score of 106-102. James crucial 3-point basket gave the assurance for the Cavaliers to win the game 4 of their best of 7 playoff series. The 4-time NBA MVP played a tremendous game by scoring 33 points, grabbing 10 rebounds, giving 4 assists, with 4 steals and a pair of block shots.

According to James, it is very important to challenge himself mentally every season and do what is right for the team to become successful, but needs to pass the hard way.

The victory of the Cavs likewise broke the previous records because of winning 21st consecutive 1st-round playoff game. This is a remarkable achievement particularly for James who now surpassed the longest winning streak in the first round of Magic Johnson, Michael Cooper as well as James Worthy.

As for the Indiana Pacers, they got all the chance to win against the Cleveland but they cannot match the intensity of their opponent when closing crucial games. 

Scoring by quarter:

Teams Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Cavaliers 22 36 30 18 106
Pacers 24 28 25 25 102

 

Credit image: cleveland.com

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