Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Danny Granger poured in five points in
overtime and finished with 23 overall as the Pacers held off the Cavaliers,
104-98, at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday.
Indiana led by four with under 30 seconds left in regulation, but George Hill
missed two straight at the line before Tristan Thompson corralled an offensive
rebound and converted a three-point play with 7.9 ticks on the clock.
Hill then stepped to the line again, this time making 1-of-2, but Lester
Hudson got a running floater to drop in the lane, sending the game to
The Pacers dominated overtime, though, scoring the first five points and
outscoring the Cavs 10-4 to complete the road victory.
David West tallied 19 points and Hill added 17 for the Pacers, who remain in
the third position in the East and have won six of their last seven.
Hudson finished with 19 points, while Antawn Jamison led the way with 21
points and eight rebounds. The Cavaliers, who had won two of three coming in,
are now officially eliminated from playoff contention.
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