Pittsburgh native sets NBA record for steals in a half

CLEVELAND — Pittsburgh native T.J. McConnell set an NBA record Wednesday night as the Indiana Pacers took on the Cleveland Cavaliers.

McConnell had nine steals in the first half of the game en route to a triple-double.

McConnell had a 10th steal late in the game, creating the first points-assists-steals triple-double in more than 20 years.

McConnell played at Chartiers Valley High School and Duquesne University before he transferred to the University of Arizona.