James, Korver lead Cavaliers over Pacers

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to being charged with a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. The Cavaliers defeated the Pacers 132-117. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Kyle Korver scored a season-high 29 points and LeBron James gave the Cleveland Cavaliers a second-half energy boost, lifting the defending champs over the Indiana Pacers 132-117 on Wednesday night.

Cleveland has won the first three games on its four-game road trip and six of its last seven overall.

James had 25 points, six rebounds and nine assists and Korver hit 8 of 9 3-pointers. Kyrie Irving had 29 points.

C.J. Miles scored 23 points to lead the Pacers, who ended a season-best seven-game winning streak. Jeff Teague had 22 points and 14 assists.

Indiana led most of the first half and still had a 63-57 edge at halftime.

James scored 16 points in the second half while Cleveland rallied. The Cavs went on a 14-2 run in the third quarter to lead 78-72, extended the margin to 14 at the end of three and never let the Pacers seriously challenge again.

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