INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Ron Artest scored 21 points and the Indiana Pacers took advantage of LeBron James’ shooting problems to rout Cleveland 98-76, snapping the Cavaliers’ winning streak at eight games.

James led Cleveland with 19 points and 10 rebounds, but he shot just 6-of-20 from the field. He never found his rhythm with Artest guarding him. James missed his first eight shots and didn’t make a field goal until 1:57 left in the first half.

The Pacers (7-3) won their third game in a row while the Cavaliers (9-3) missed the chance to become the first Eastern Conference team to win 10 games.

Indiana held the Cavaliers to 25 percent shooting (9-for-36) in the first half.


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