Despite jumping out to a 12-0 lead, the Indiana Pacers find themselves trailing at the half against the Orlando Magic due to a poor second quarter, led by Orlando's Andrew Nicholson, who had 18 points on a wild 8-9 shooting. The Pacers have found themselves in a deficit thanks to 13 first half turnovers, leading to 11 Magic points. Indiana has also struggled to get to the line, going only 4-7 once they reached it.
Lance Stephenson leads the Pacers with 13 points with Paul George pitching in 10 first half points. Roy Hibbert has eight points, but is shining with 15 rebounds and four blocks. The bench hasn't made much of an impact, scoring just five points on 2-8 shooting. Victor Oladipo debuted for the Magic, scoring three points in eight minutes.