Lebron James put his team on his back as he led the Cavaliers to a 14-0 run in the third quarter. The 14-0 run in the third quarter resulted to the largest second-half comeback in postseason history of the NBA.
Paul George had an early start with 23 points and 9 rebounds in the first half which gave the Pacers a huge lead against the Cavaliers who had trouble finding the basket in Game 3. Pacers led by 25 points at halftime,however, George cooled off in the second half and this is when Lebron James took advantage of the situation. Lebron James notched his 17th career playoff triple-double with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists and not only this. Lebron had a record breaking night as James moved to the third spot on NBA's all-time playoff scoring list, passing Kobe Bryant. He also won his 20th straight first-round series game, which is tied with Lakers greats Magic Johnson, James Worthy and Michael Cooper. Furthermore, LeBron James moved to the seventh spot on the all-time rebounding list in the postseason, passing the former MVP Wes Unseld. Unseld was considered as one of the elite rebounders in NBA history.
Cleveland is now 3-0 against the Pacers after a 119-114 victory.