Home » Sport

Pro basketball: Cavs' record comeback beats Pacers

21 April, 2017, 19:42 | Author: Alberta Rodriguez
  • Pro basketball: Cavs' record comeback beats Pacers

According to TiqIQ, the 2017 NBA Playoffs are generally cheaper than year's past. "That was our game and we lost it", Teague told reporters.

The Cleveland Cavaliers nearly blew a 16-point fourth quarter lead before getting their bearings back and beat the Indiana Pacers to take a 2-0 series lead on Monday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.

The Cavaliers opened a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Despite heading into the locker room at halftime with a 25-point lead, the Pacers found a way to lose. I'm always very excited and always happy, especially when he leads us to a win like that. That's what I was trying to do tonight. The largest halftime deficit overcome to win a playoff game had been 21 points by Baltimore against Philadelphia in 1948.

In the third quarter, as the Cavs cut into a 25-point Pacers lead, James hit his 293rd career playoff three-pointer to pass Bryant for fourth on the all-time playoff list. "We know we can count on Shump to be ready, and know he can give us a lift".

In the end, the Cavaliers picked up the intensity when it mattered most and James, a three-times National Basketball Association champion and four-times league Most Valuable Player, is choosing to stay focused on the positives rather fret about almost blowing another lead.

What else can you say about the performance of LeBron James on Thursday night in the Cavaliers' monumental, come-from-behind win over the Indiana Pacers?

Cavaliers: Irving, Love, J.R. Smith, Channing Frye all scored 13 points. And for myself, I just don't settle for being not as great as I can be.

Shumpert limited IN star Paul George to just four points IN the third quarter Monday when the Cavs built a 19-point lead.

"We're right there of what we know can become", James said. So it was no surprise they came out in Game 3 with tremendous energy in front of their home fans. It's tough for any team to compete with that type of firepower, much less one that can only combat it with Paul George. We played a great first half, but then they really got aggressive in the second half. "We have to do a better job communicating". Stephenson scored 16 points against the Cavs in Game 1, then added 13 in Game 2. After scoring 37 points twice in the first half, they didn't get more than 23 in the third or fourth quarters. IN shot 56.8 percent during the opening half, including 10 of 17 from 3-point range.

The Cavaliers' win probability was 1.2 percent at halftime.

Never mind the blown fourth-quarter leads. A little more than a minute later, it was 59-40. They built a 50-36 lead with just under six minutes left in the second quarter and went on to lead 74-49 at the half.

An outpouring of Love decided Game 2 between the Cavaliers and Pacers. However, Cleveland outscored IN 35-17 IN the period and was within 91-84 with 12 minutes to go.

This comeback began with a second straight devastating third-quarter punch from the Cavs.

Recommended:

  • After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote

    After attack, France looks toward weekend presidential vote

    In Washington , President Donald Trump said it "looks like another terrorist attack" before Hollande confirmed that was the case. A January 2015 attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo , the satirical magazine targeted after mocking Islam, left a dozen dead.
    Real To Draw Atletico?

    Real To Draw Atletico?

    The first leg of the semis will take place on May 2 and 3, while the return leg will be played a week later on May 9 and 10. The draw will begin at midday, exactly one hour after the draw for the Champions League is made.

    Samsung unveils customized enterprise versions of Galaxy S8

    During an event on March 29, Samsung covered the entire Times Square in NY with ads promoting the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. An Exynos 7880 SoC with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage contributes to the kicking-ass performance of Samsung Galaxy S7 (2017).
  • Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state

    The gas, which comes up along with oil, is typically pumped back underground to squeeze more crude oil out of the reservoirs. The site was also venting natural gas from two locations: a leak near the top of the well, and another lower down.

    Malcolm Turnbull, Narendra Modi sign six agreements

    Turnbull was accompanied by none other than his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They are also a pointer to our connected destinies.

    Last Killer Whale Born At SeaWorld

    The last baby orca bred and born in captivity at SeaWorld made its first appearance at the San Antonio theme park yesterday. But PETA vice president Tracy Reiman said mother Takara should be moved to a seaside sanctuary with her new offspring.
  • Here are the first images from Game Of Thrones season 7

    Here are the first images from Game Of Thrones season 7

    And with Cersei on the Iron Throne , there is sure to be some heavy , heavy stuff coming down this season. Fans have since been speculating that the hero is learning about his true parentage at Winterfell.
    North Korea rolls out missiles during massive parade, threatens pre-emptive strike

    North Korea rolls out missiles during massive parade, threatens pre-emptive strike

    Kim Il-sung's birthday is known as the "Day of the Sun" and is the most important national holiday in North Korea. However, the display did show that North Korea is still going right ahead with their missile development program.

    Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime

    Here's how police say a fatal argument at a motel led to the deaths of three more men, allegedly victims of hate crimes. He said Muhammad then took a city bus and ended up at a ravine, which would become his hideaway for the next few days.
  • GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

    The Maduro government's seizure of US -based General Motors' sole factory in Venezuela is likely to add to Tillerson's worries. Unemployment is set to surpass 25%, and its people have suffered from widespread shortages of food and medicine.
    China: US and North Korea 'need to stop provoking one another'

    China: US and North Korea 'need to stop provoking one another'

    Leaders have grown increasingly frustrated with Kim Jong Un's regime for refusing to heed warnings over weapons testing. It is thought to have a small arsenal of atomic bombs and an impressive array of short- and medium-range missiles.
    PM condoles loss of lives in Andhra Pradesh mishap

    PM condoles loss of lives in Andhra Pradesh mishap

    Following the accident, traffic movement on the Yerpedu, Srikalahasti, Renigunta and Tirupati routes was affected. Hospital sources suggest that the toll is likely to go up since some of the injured are in critical condition.


Popular

Rain, thunderstorms in forecast as the weekend approaches
It will stay cool with high temperatures in the upper 50s and a northeast breeze up to 10 miles per hour . It's still early, but the forecast is for rain showers spreading inland during the day.

USA sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft
Russian Federation blocked the release of the statement, a Security Council diplomat said. Those possibilities include defensive exercises or Chinese concerns over North Korea .

Rose, Garcia share Masters lead, setting up drama-filled final round
A second day of high winds left the top pack - all seeking a first major win - level on four-under-par 140 through two rounds. Two years ago, Hoffman was five shots behind Spieth in what turned out to be a runaway for the young Texan.

Steven Gerrard reveals his Premier League top four
City's 2-1 defeat at leaders Chelsea on Wednesday means they have now gone more than a month without a Premier League victory. He showed me how wrong I was not to put him on the field.

Turkish body votes against annulling referendum
Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu accused the electoral board of bias and of favoring the governing party. On Monday opposition parties in Turkey called for the referendum result to be annulled.