2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
50-32, 1st in Central
LeBron's clutch staring down deficits in the East (0:50)
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3hDave McMenamin

Lue: LeBron's supporting cast needs to step up

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue challenged his team's supporting cast to step it up in their series against the Indiana Pacers, after star LeBron James carried them with a game-high 46 points on Wednesday night.

The King's steal and strong dunk (0:30)
LeBron powers Cavs to even series (0:52)
Love expects to play in Game 3 (0:33)
LeBron on his great start to Game 2 (0:50)
LeBron reacts to news about Popovich's wife passing (1:19)
8h

LeBron scores 46, Cavaliers hold off Pacers to even series

LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece.

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8hDave McMenamin

Lue: Love 'ready' for G3 despite thumb injury

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was diagnosed with a partially torn ligament in his left thumb, sources told ESPN, but head coach Tyronn Lue said Love will be "ready to go" for Friday's Game 3 against the Pacers.

Love goes to bench with thumb injury (0:45)
LeBron drains stepback with ease (0:18)
Nance feeds LeBron for jam (0:16)
LeBron glides to easy dunk (0:15)
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10hDave McMenamin

Cavs ride LeBron's hot start to Game 2 win

After being urged by Tyronn Lue to come out more aggressively, LeBron James put on a show in the opening minutes Wednesday, helping Cleveland even the series.

LeBron goes off for 20 in the first quarter (0:36)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James scored the first 13 points of the game on 6-for-7 shooting before the Pacers even got on the board.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

The new pregame video at Quicken Loans Arena for Game 2 finished off with the clip of LeBron James staring down Lance Stephenson from Game 1. After tipoff, James took just 16 seconds to hoist his first shot attempt. He made it. Sunday he didn't take a shot until there was 1:52 remaining in the quarter.

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11hDave McMenamin

Korver, Smith get starts; Hood, Green to bench

The Cavaliers started Kyle Korver and JR Smith in place of Rodney Hood and Jeff Green on Wednesday night in Game 2 against the Pacers in their first-round playoff series.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.95th
Rebounds Per Game42.123rd
Assists Per Game23.412th
Points Allowed109.926th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-185032.610
2016-175131.622
2015-165725.695
2014-155329.646
2013-143349.402