NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers beat Indiana Pacers 117-111 to take 2-0 lead

San Antonio Spurs also defeated Memphis Grizzlies to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference.

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Indiana Pacers 117-111 in the second game of the best-of-seven playoff series on Monday in Ohio. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love scored over 25 points each as the Cleveland Cavaliers looked unstoppable on the court and deservedly took a 2-0 lead.

Irving finished with a game-high 37 points, Love added 27 points (including 12 of 12 from the free throw line) and 11 rebounds, and James with 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. It was superb team performance as the big three of the Cavaliers were in sublime form throughout the game. Paul George was the Pacers’ highest scorer hitting 32 points with seven assists. Cavaliers will face Indiana in Game three on Thursday.

San Antonio Spurs keep up the heat

San Antonio Spurs beat Memphis Grizzlies 96-82 to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven clash on Monday in Texas. Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard finished with 37 points, adding 11 rebounds. San Antonio won Games 1 and 2 by a combined 43 points en route to a 2-0 series lead and will face Grizzlies on their turf on Thursday in game three.


Cleveland Cavaliers 117 beat Indiana Pacers 111

San Antonio Spurs 96 beat Memphis Grizzlies 82

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