CLEVELAND — The Pacers waited until the closing minutes of their game with Cleveland Saturday to pull out a win against the worst team in the NBA East.
Indiana outscored the Cavs 19-9 over the final seven minutes for a 113-104 win, the fifth victory in six games for the Pacers.
It was close all night, with the Cavs on top by two at the half and the score tied heading into the final period.
All Indiana starters were in double figures, led by T.J. Warren with 30 points. Domantas Sabonis just missed a triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists. The Pacers shot 54%.
With three straight wins, Indiana improves to 36-24 while the Cavs are 17-43. The Pacers travel south now to San Antonio for a Monday game with the Spurs.