x
Breaking News
More () »

Cleveland's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Cleveland, Oh | WKYC.com

Domantas Sabonis, 3-point shooting carry Indiana Pacers past Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-99

Collin Sexton led the Cavs with 28 points.
Credit: Michael Conroy/AP
Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dante Exum (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

INDIANAPOLIS — (AP) Domantas Sabonis had 25 points and made two of Indiana's 16 3-pointers in the Pacers' 119-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.

All-Star guard Victor Oladipo hit four 3-pointers, and reserves Doug McDermott and Aaron Holiday each had three and the Pacers finished 16 of 35 from long range. Indiana, playing seven of its first nine at home, improved to 4-1.

Sabonis, the 6-foot-11 center who usually does most of his work inside, made both of his 3-point tries and shot 10 of 14 overall. He also had 11 rebounds.

Collin Sexton led the Cavaliers with 28 points, and Darius Garland added 21. Cleveland was 12 of 23 on 3-pointers in the first of six straight road games.

The Cavs are 3-2, and will next face the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.