The Cleveland Cavaliers failed to solve the Indiana Pacers again on Friday night, two nights after losing to their Midwestern neighbors. Cleveland lost by a final score of 102-83. It was their second loss in a row and fifth in the month of April.
The Cavs had a two-point lead at the half. Indiana came on strong in the third quarter, outscoring Cleveland 34-13 to wrestle control of the ball game. Six players scored in double figures for the Pacers, with Danny Granger leading the way with 18 points. Roy HIbbert had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Cleveland plays at Washington on Saturday. The Wizards are one of two teams in the Eastern Conference with a worse record than Cleveland.