Five reasons LeBron James and the Cavs are in trouble after Game 3 loss to Pacers

Pacers know how to stop LeBron James

It’s impossible to eliminate James’ impact on a game, but the Pacers have made it difficult for James to dominate. Lance Stephenson, Bogdanovic and Thaddeus Young – plus help defenders – have kept James in check as much as that’s possible. Indiana’s other defenders have done their job, too. Cleveland had just 20 points in the first 19 minutes, 30 seconds of the second half. The Cavs were 9 for 28 from the field and 1 for 12 on three-pointers and committed 10 turnovers in that stretch