INDIANAPOLIS: The Cavs know the pain of blowing a 26-point lead, with their April 9 collapse and overtime loss in Atlanta still fresh in their minds.On Thursday night in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, they inflicted the same devastating gut punch to the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series, erasing the largest halftime deficit in NBA playoff history.Trailing by 26 with 49 seconds left in the second quarter and by 25 at halftime, the Cavs outscored the Pacers 35-17 in the third quarter to cut the deficit at the break to seven. With 7:16 to play, the Cavs had trimmed the Pacers’ lead to two. With 6:59 remaining, a driving dunk by LeBron James tied it. On the next possession, a running dunk by James gave the Cavs a two-point...
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Cavaliers 119, Pacers 114: LeBron James leads stunning rally from 26 points behind as Cavs take 3-0 series lead