2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Central
On this date: Miller's eight points in nine seconds (1:36)
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21dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Pacers G Joseph exercises option

Cory Joseph will return to the Indiana Pacers, exercising the $7.95 million player option on his contract for the 2018-19 season, league sources told ESPN.

Oladipo's 3-pointer significant to some (0:15)
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23dDarren Rovell and David Purdum

Pacers' last-second 3 stings Vegas sportsbooks

To the chagrin and delight of gamblers, the Pacers' Victor Oladipo sank a 3-pointer at the game's end to cover the spread.

Cavs advance behind LeBron's memorable performance (1:16)
Wilbon: Starting Thompson 'startled' Pacers (0:55)
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23dBrian Windhorst

Oladipo: Pacers earned everyone's respect

Victor Oladipo believes the Pacers have earned respect from everyone after pushing the Cavaliers to a Game 7 before falling 105-101.

Oladipo: 'I don't know how to take time off' (0:25)
Lance says this was his best chance against Cavs (0:27)
LeBron, Cavs close out Pacers in Game 7 (2:27)

7th heaven: LeBron carries Cavaliers past Pacers in Game 7

LeBron James scored 45 points and got some needed help in Game 7 to stay unbeaten in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 105-101 win over the Indiana Pacers, who pushed the game's best player to the limit.


Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Cavaliers beat the Pacers in Game 7. Let the celebration begin.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kane Fitzgerald, the only referee to have ever thrown LeBron James out of a game, gave a technical foul to Darren Collison because Collison waved his arm dismissively towards the ref after he was called for a foul on George Hill. I mean, this is Game 7. That's a pretty tough call to make.

Bogdanovic's triple gives Pacers 1st lead of game (0:31)
Oladipo's transition 3 caps 9-0 Pacers run (0:15)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs up 54-43 at the half. LeBron James has 26 points on 11-for-16 shooting, 5 assists, 4 rebounds. Tristan Thompson has 10 points and 9 rebounds. Kevin Love has 6 points and 4 rebounds. Darren Collison leads Indiana with 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting. Cleveland is shooting just 43.8 percent compared to Indiana's 54.8 percent, but the Pacers have 8 turnovers and the Cavs only have one.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pacers had eight turnovers before the Cavs had one in Game 7.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cavs start off Game 7 on the right foot, up 31-19 after the first quarter. LeBron James has 13 points and hasn't missed a shot (5-for-5 from the field; 3-for-3 from the free throw line). Tristan Thompson, making his first start of the series, already made a major impact with six points and seven rebounds. Victor Oladipo is 0-for-4 for for Indiana.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.617th
Rebounds Per Game42.322nd
Assists Per Game22.223rd
Points Allowed104.29th

Team History