"It's my fault", Lue said when pressed. "Blame it on me", he joked.
"We're in a bad spot right now", James said.
"I had good intentions but [I was] a little bit too demonstrative at that point in the game", James said.
"I have to do a better job of not showing up my teammates".
However, Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com reported that the Cavaliers locker room was tense after the game.
"We're family", Thompson said.
"We're family", Thompson said. "We've got to focus on the present and that's what we're going to do".
"It is what it is", he added. "We showed poise. We had confidence and we did what we needed to get the win". "On to Orlando (Tuesday at The Q)".
Cleveland led by as many as 32 points in this one.
Part of the frustration for both Thompson and James was the fact that George scored 19 of his 43 points in the 2 overtimes, including hitting 3 of 6 from beyond the arc with James as his primary defender.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, and San Antonio rallied from 21 points down in the third quarter to beat Oklahoma City. As James followed, Thompson turned and pointed at James.
Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina
However, UNC went on a 12-0 run (including six points from Pinson) to take a 71-64 lead with 54 seconds left. He made just one of his final four shots in the second half and two of his final nine of the game.
The helped the reeling Cavs stay tied with the Boston Celtics in the loss column for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
"It was like a roller coaster", James said. Eventually Love tried to hold Thompson back as James put his hands on Thompson's chest.
Once the fourth began, the team opened the game up with a quick 8-0 run.
Per the Akron Beacon Journal: "Although the 14-year veteran's foot is 'feeling better, ' as Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said before Sunday's game, Lue is unsure if Korver will be able to practice this week".
The Cavs looked like they had won in the first OT when Smith took a pass from James and hit a left-corner three to put them up 114-113 with 2.8 second left, but things got real insane from there.
With this being the first game in a stretch of three games in four nights, needing two overtime periods is far from ideal.
We all know teammates get into scuffles during games, but to see something so overt involving the game's best player was striking - particularly since LeBron was the one getting yelled at.
Up 14 early in the fourth period, the Cavs seemed to have the game under control, but their offense became stagnant and Miles stayed hot for in, as his 3-pointer cut the Pacers' deficit to 96-94 with 5:58 to go.
The first quarter was actually pretty fun as two not so good defenses made it look like a poor man's all-star game. Paul George makes a tough shot. George missed a potential game-winning jumper on the next-to-last possession of regulation, and free throw with 2.1 seconds left in the first overtime.
In the end, it all worked out for the Cavs, who got 23 points on 5-for-20 shooting, five rebounds and seven assists from Kyrie Irving, who played 46 minutes; 10 points and six rebounds from Channing Frye; and nine points and six assists from Williams. Of course, the Cavs likely don't have much reason to care about the league's wishes - they want to be healthy for the upcoming postseason, and a road game on the second night of a back-to-back in what should be a competitive game could leave their stars more susceptible to injury.