Cavaliers outlast Pacers in double overtime for second straight victory
LeBron James rises for a shot as Paul George watches. AP

LEBRON James hit a three-pointer and set up Kevin Love for another in the final minute of second overtime and the Cavaliers edged the Indiana Pacers, 135-130, on Sunday in Cleveland (Monday, Manila time).

The Cavaliers made it back-to-back wins after three straight losses, recording their 49th win in 76 outings.

James wound up with a huge triple-double of 41 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists for Cleveland, second in the Eastern Conference as the Boston Celtics maintained their lead with a win over the New York Knicks.

Kyrie Irving had 23 points on a dismal 5 of 20 shooting, while Love went 8 for 12 and wound up with 20 points.

JR Smith scored 18 and Tristan Thompson

The Pacers absorbed their fourth straight loss and 40th in 77 outings even as Paul George came up with a huge game.

George scored 43 on 16 of 33 shooting, while CJ Miles came off the bench to deliver 27 points.

Thaddeus Young chipped in with 19 points, while Jeff Teague had 17 points and 11 assists.


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