12/17 19:54 CST Oladipo scores 26, leads Pacers over Nets 109-97
Oladipo scores 26, leads Pacers over Nets 109-97
NEW YORK (AP) --- Victor Oladipo scored 26 points, Domantas Sabonis had 17
coming off the bench and the Indiana Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-97 on
Myles Turner added 16, Cory Joseph chipped in 15 and Darren Collison added for
Allen Crabbe shook off his recent struggles, scoring 17 points in the first
half on 5-for-7 shooting, including four 3s. He didn't score in the second half.
Quincy Acy, Caris LeVert and Joe Harris each had 14 in Brooklyn's third
The second meeting of the season between these teams definitely lacked the
offensive spark of their first matchup, an opener in mid-October when Indiana
won 140-131 at home.
The Pacers led by 14 with 7:08 remaining in the fourth quarter before Rondae
Hollis-Jefferson and LeVert combined for a 6-0 run in little over a minute to
close the gap to 94-86.
Indiana then bounced back with eight straight points, including a basket by
Joseph that led to a technical foul on Nets coach Kenny Atkinson.
Pacers: Have won their last five games against Brooklyn. . Indiana has won 13
of its last 17 regular season games against the Nets dating to 2003.
Nets: Brooklyn waived guard Yakuba Outtara. He was signed to a two-way contract
on July 21. . According to various reports, they are expected to sign guard
Milton Doyle to their vacant two-way contract spot on their roster. Doyle was
waived prior to the start of the season but has been playing for the Long
Island Nets, the team's G-League affiliate. He's averaged 21.3 points and shot
43.3 percent from the field in 17 games this season.
Pacers: Host the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
Nets: Host the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.