Dion Waiters scored 19 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 90-76 victory over the Indiana Pacers at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday evening.
The victory was the Cavaliers’ fourth in their last five games while the Pacers lost for the fourth time in five games with their lone win coming in an 84-83 victory over the Miami Heat Wednesday.
After the game, head coach Frank Vogel and several Pacers’ players voiced their frustration and are clearly very worried about the status of their team with only eight games left before the postseason began.
The Cavaliers were in control from the start, built a double digit halftime lead and never looked back.
Luol Deng added 15 points and five rebounds, Tristan Thompson scored 12 points and pulled down 16 rebounds and Jarrett Jack chipped in 11 points, nine assists and six rebounds.
The Pacers were led by Paul George, who finished with 15 points, seven rebounds, five steals and four assists. David West added 14 points while Lance Stephenson scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds.
No other Pacer scored in double figures.
The Cavaliers are now 30-45 and the Pacers are 52-22.