Cavs Vs. Pacers Final Score: Cleveland Falls To Indiana In Overtime, 98-91

The Cleveland Cavaliers had a good opportunity to take down the 2-0 Pacers in Indiana, but rookie Kyrie Irving missed a wide open layup as time expired with the game tied 84-84.

The Pacers struggled with their shot all night (38-percent), but found new life after Irving's miss, outscoring the Cavs 14-7 in the five minute overtime period. Nine of those points came from Danny Granger, who finished with a game-high 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

The No. 1 overall pick from last year's draft, Irving, was the leader for the Cavs with 20 points on 8-of-19 shooting and three assists. Anderson Varejao had a double-double for Cleveland with 14 points and 13 rebounds.

Three different Pacers recorded double-doubles -- Roy Hibbert, David West, and Tyler Hansbrough -- and six players in all scored in double figures.

The Cava go back to Quicken to play the Nets on Sunday.

For more on the Cleveland Cavaliers, go to Fear The Sword. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NBA hub at SBNation.com/NBA.

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