Original title: Mitchell 38+9, Turner 27 points, Haliburton double-double championship, Pacers beat Cavaliers
[Sohu Sports Report]On November 4, 2023, Beijing time, the NBA mid-season championship officially kicked off, and the Indiana Pacers played against the Cleveland Cavaliers. At the end of the game, the Pacers defeated the Cavaliers 121-116.
Score in the fourth quarter (Pacers behind): 26-36, 27-34, 34-18, 29-33.
Cavaliers: Mitchell 38 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists, Garland 14 points and 6 assists, Mobley 14 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists, LeVert 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists, Niang 12 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist, Ste Russ had 10 points and 1 rebound, Allen had 10 points and 7 rebounds, Okoro had 5 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists, and Thompson had 1 rebound.
Pacers: Turner 27 points and 9 rebounds, Brown 19 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists, Haliburton 18 points, 2 rebounds and 13 assists, Hield 14 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists, Smith 13 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists, Nesmith 13 points and 5 rebounds, Nembhard had 6 points and 3 assists, Toppin had 6 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist, Marcelin had 5 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
The Pacers showed their strength against the Cavaliers and performed well in the first quarter. Hield scored 8 points, including two three-pointers. But Haliburton committed two turnovers and Toppin committed a foul. Mitchell scored 9 points for the Cavaliers, including a three-pointer, but Garland made two turnovers and Allen committed three fouls. In the first quarter, the Pacers led 36-26.
In the second quarter, the Pacers maintained a small lead. Turner scored 15 points, including 3 three-pointers. Smith committed two turnovers and Turner committed a foul. Mitchell scored 11 points for the Cavaliers, including one three-pointer. But he also made two mistakes and committed a lot of fouls. Before the second half, the Pacers led 70-53.
In the third quarter, the Cavaliers began to counterattack. Mitchell scored 8 points, including one three-pointer. Garland had just one turnover and Okoro committed a foul. For the Pacers, Brown scored 5 points, including a three-pointer. But he also made two turnovers and Turner committed two fouls. Before the end of the three quarters, the Pacers led 88-87.
But in the fourth quarter, the Cavaliers launched a wave of offense and took a 105-101 lead. Mitchell scored another 10 points, including a three-pointer. Strus made a mistake and Okoro committed three fouls. But the Pacers’ players also started to exert their strength. Haliburton scored 10 points, including two wonderful three-pointers. Nembhard made a turnover and Nesmith committed three fouls. In the end, the Pacers won the game 121-116.
Cavaliers starting lineup: Mitchell, Garland, Mobley, Strus, Allen
Pacers starting lineup: Turner, Brown, Haliburton, Toppin, MarcelinReturn to Sohu to see more
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