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When Do the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers Play Next?

Cleveland Cavaliers tickets and Indiana Pacers tickets can be found on their respective team pages, along with schedule information.

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Are the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers Rivals?

Yes, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers have been staunch rivals since their 2018 first-round playoff series. That series laid the groundwork for the current heated rivalry between both team. The Cavs would go on to win that competitive series in game seven, 105-101.

Who are the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Biggest Rivals?

Other than the Pacers, the Cleveland Cavaliers have lively rivalries with fellow Eastern Conference competitors like the Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards.

Who are the Indiana Pacers Biggest Rivals?

Similar to the Cavs, the Pacers maintain fierce rivalries with other Eastern Conference competitors like the New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls.

Game Results Between the Cavaliers & Pacers

The Cavaliers and Pacers have an extremely competitive all-time, head-to-head record of 101-106 across 207 regular season games entering the 2024 season, favoring the Cavs by a narrow five-win margin. While the teams are nearly dead even in their regular season records, the Cavs have historically gotten the better of the Pacers in the postseason, winning nine of their 15 total playoff games.

DateHome TeamAway TeamLocationWinnerScore
04/02/2023CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland115-105
02/05/2023PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland122-103
12/29/2022PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana135-126
12/16/2022CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland118-112
03/08/2022PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland127-124
02/11/2022PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland120-113
02/06/2022CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland98-85
01/02/2022CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland108-104
05/10/2021CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana111-102
03/03/2021CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana114-111
12/31/2020PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana119-99
02/29/2020CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana113-104
11/01/2019PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana102-95
10/26/2019CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland110-99
02/09/2019PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana105-90
01/08/2019CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana123-115
12/18/2018PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland92-91
10/27/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana119-107
04/29/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland105-101
04/27/2018PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana121-87
04/25/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland98-95
04/22/2018PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland104-100
04/20/2018PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana92-90
04/18/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland100-97
04/15/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana98-80
01/26/2018CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland115-108
01/12/2018PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana97-95
12/08/2017PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana106-102
11/01/2017CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana124-107
04/23/2017PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland106-102
04/20/2017PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland119-114
04/17/2017CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland117-111
04/15/2017CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland109-108
04/02/2017CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland135-130
02/15/2017CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland113-104
02/08/2017PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland132-117
11/16/2016PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana103-93
04/06/2016PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana123-109
02/29/2016CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland100-96
02/01/2016PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseCleveland111-106
11/08/2015CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland101-97
03/20/2015CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland95-92
02/27/2015PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana93-86
02/06/2015PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana103-99
11/29/2014CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland109-97
03/30/2014CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseCleveland90-76
01/05/2014CavaliersPacersRocket Mortgage FieldHouseIndiana82-78
12/31/2013PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana91-76
11/02/2013PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana89-74
04/09/2013PacersCavaliersGainbridge FieldhouseIndiana99-94

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers History

As is true of many NBA rivalries, Cavaliers-Pacers is a feud rooted in the drama of the postseason. Meeting in the playoffs for the first time in the Eastern Conference First Round in 1998, the Pacers beat the Cavs three games to one in a series of defensive clashes that rarely saw either team score above 90 points.

The teams wouldn’t meet again in the postseason until nearly 20 years later in 2017, in the wake of the Cavs’ 2016 championship season led by LeBron James. The Cavs would go on to sweep the Pacers, 4-0, en route to their second consecutive NBA Finals appearance, which they ultimately lost to the Golden State Warriors.

Dead set on redemption in 2018, the Pacers cornered the Cavs in the first round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs again. This time, the series went to game seven, where Cleveland won. It solidified a rivalry that lives on to this day.

Where Do the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers Play?

The Cleveland Cavaliers play home games at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Located adjacent to the Guardians’ Progressive Field, Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse is also home to the Cleveland Monsters American Hockey League team and the Cleveland State Vikings men’s NCAA college basketball team. The FieldHouse has a seating capacity of 19,432 seats for Cavs home games and a flexible design allowing for special events.

The Indiana Pacers play in the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. With a seating capacity of 17,274, Gainbridge Fieldhouse hosts the Indiana Fever Women’s National Basketball Association games and various NCAA college basketball events, including the annual Big Ten Conference tournament. The venue also opens its door for concerts and entertainment events.

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