Mar 30, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland (22) loses control of the ball against Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao (17) and guard Dion Waiters (3) in the second quarter at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Post-Game Grades: Pacers Stink Up Quicken Loans Arena

The Good – Defense was good and the three-point shot was decent. Some nice drive-and-kick action in the first half leading to open shots. Nothing more.

The Bad – Flying to Cleveland to play basketball.

MVP – Don’t do this to me. Dion Waiters, Matt Dellavedova and Jarrett Jack combined for 41 points and 16 assists.

LVP – Roy Hibbert and Ian Mahinmi. Both were useless. 9 fouls and 5 turnovers combined.

X Factor – Not available.

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Indiana Pacers 76 Final
Recap | Box Score
90 Cleveland Cavaliers
David West, PF 35 MIN | 6-16 FG | 2-2 FT | 4 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 14 PTS | -9Made Matt Dellavedova crash like a Jenga set. West carried the workload in the third quarter and went to work in the post. Didn’t make a shot outside the restricted area.
Paul George, SF 38 MIN | 5-13 FG | 2-3 FT | 7 REB | 4 AST | 5 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 15 PTS | -8Since January 1st, Paul George is shooting 39% from the field. George is playing like the true #24. Defense was really good.
Roy Hibbert, C 24 MIN | 2-9 FG | 2-3 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 2 BLK | 3 TO | 6 PTS | +3The Pacers should deactivate Hibbert until the playoffs.
George Hill, PG 36 MIN | 3-9 FG | 2-4 FT | 7 REB | 6 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 9 PTS | -10Did normal Hill things. Steady on defense and nice creating but 9 points is about what you expect from him.
Lance Stephenson, SG 33 MIN | 4-9 FG | 1-2 FT | 7 REB | 3 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 11 PTS | -7What happened to the bench units with Lance as main creator? Those were fun. Cares about keeping up his rebounding average.
Lavoy Allen, PF 1 MIN | 0-0 FG | 0-0 FT | 0 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | 0Garbage time.
Luis Scola, PF 18 MIN | 3-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 6 PTS | -3Some nice creating in the second quarter to salvage points but did nothing to move the needle.
Evan Turner, SF 10 MIN | 2-5 FG | 0-0 FT | 1 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 4 PTS | -8Dellavedova drove right past him for layup. So did others.
Chris Copeland, SF 11 MIN | 2-3 FG | 0-0 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 5 PTS | -8Hit a three finally. Not sure what his role is going forward.
Solomon Hill, SF 1 MIN | 0-0 FG | 0-0 FT | 1 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | 0Garbage time.
Ian Mahinmi, C 16 MIN | 0-1 FG | 1-2 FT | 4 REB | 0 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 1 PTS | -17Useless.
Donald Sloan, PG 15 MIN | 2-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 1 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 5 PTS | -3Definitely not used to playing extended minutes.
Rasual Butler, SG 1 MIN | 0-1 FG | 0-0 FT | 0 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 0 PTS | 0Garbage time.
Frank Vogel
Bench unit suggestion: Play Lance without Evan Turner to start the second quarter. Surround him with Butler, Copeland, Sloan and Scola.

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