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2018 NBA Playoffs Round 1: Indiana Pacers vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game 2, Live Scores & Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 19, 2018 01:57 GMT

FULL-TIME: Cleveland Cavaliers 100-97 Indiana Pacers! The series is tied at 1-1.

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01:57 (GMT)19 APR 2018

So the series is now tied at 1-1! We will now move to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis where the next 2 games will take place.

Sportskeeda will be bringing you all the live updates from Game 3 on Friday, 20 April 7:00 PM (ET)/Saturday, 21 April 4:30 AM (IST).
Be sure to check right in!

This is me Raunak Jaiswal taking my leave for the time being. Cheerio!  

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And you can just go on and on about how good LeBron James was tonight.

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In a nutshell, the Cavs rode LeBron James' fiery shooting in first quarter to win the game. The home side led by as many as 18 points in the first 12 minutes of the tie. Since then though, it was a full on comeback effort by Indiana who won all the remaining three quarters. In the end however, Cavs held on to win by 3 points, so credit to them.

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Oladipo makes a buzzer-beating 3 and that's it. Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 100-97.

01:37 (GMT)19 APR 2018

JR Smith is now fouled. He makes 1 of 2.

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Collison makes a layup to cut down the lead to 5 but it's rather meaningless.

01:35 (GMT)19 APR 2018

James makes them both again.

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LeBron is fouled again and will head to the free throw line.

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LeBron seems to have sprained his back.

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Oladipo takes a long 3-pointer and misses. It's more or less game over for the away side.

01:31 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Pacers use their last timeout.

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James makes both the free throws and it's a 5 point lead for the Cavs.

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Oladipo fails to make his 3-point attempt and James is now on the ball. He is fouled with 22 seconds on the clock.

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This is going down to the wire!

01:27 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Timeout Indiana.

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Hill is now charged with an offensive foul. He is fouled out.

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Collison with another trey, the lead is down to 3!

01:26 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Turner turns the ball over.

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Cavs with a quick bucket to extend their lead to 6.

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COLLISON FROM DOWNTOWN! The most efficient 3-point shooter from regular season at it finally.

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JR Smitth strips Oladipo and makes a layup after a pump-fake.

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Hill is fouled by Turner. He makes 1 of 2 from the charity stripe.

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Love with some trouble in his left thumb and he moves to the bench.

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Collins makes a quick jumpshot.

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Oladipo with another drive to the basket and LeBron cannot stop him. Count the layup!

01:17 (GMT)19 APR 2018

James with another bucket. 50 points on the card?

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Korver and Smith check in for Cavs.

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Pacers with a couple of quick buckets.

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STAT ATTACK: This is the 20th career 40-point game for LeBron James in the playoffs.

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Timeout Indiana!

01:11 (GMT)19 APR 2018

LeBron makes a step-back 2. 40 points for him now!

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Jeff Green and Lance Stephenson with flops on both ends of the floor.

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James makes 1 of 2 from the charity stripe.

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James is fouled hard by Sabonis. The latter is charged with a flagrant 1 foul.

01:05 (GMT)19 APR 2018

STAT UPDATE: LeBron James has scored 35 points from 14 of 19 shooting, 10 rebounds and 5 assists on the night.

He checks in for the Cavs.

01:03 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Nate McMillan has had enough as he calls a timeout for the Pacers.

01:02 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Kevin Love drains one for the Cavs from downtown.

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Lance Stephenson responds with a quick bucket for the Pacers.

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Jeff Green makes his first bucket of the game. He went 0 for 7 in Game 1!

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Bogdanovic makes a 2-pointer and is fouled. He misses the and 1.

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Jordan Clarkson now makes a driving layup.

00:58 (GMT)19 APR 2018

Trevor Booker makes a driving layup and is fouled. He converts the and 1.

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Sabonis makes a layup in the paint.

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Kevin Love makes a basket to kick things off in the fourth quarter.

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Stephenson tries a half-court shot to beat the buzzer but misses. That's it for the third quarter.
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