The Indiana Pacers had built up a 22-point second quarter advantage, but the Milwaukee Bucks jumped back into the game on a 9-0 run, holding strong to close the half down just 12. The Pacers held the Bucks to just 36.6% shooting, but had trouble corralling Brandon Knight, who leads the Bucks with 20 points. He's the only Buck in double figures, but Zaza Pachulia has made his way to the line six times.
David West leads the Pacers with 13 points on 4-6 shooting. Paul George had nine first quarter points as part of his 11 first half points. Lance Stephenson is in triple-double form with seven points, seven rebounds, and five assists. Rasual Butler has been solid off of the bench, scoring eight points in 16 minutes, leading Indiana's bench, who has 17 points as a unit. The Pacers have been solid defensively, especially inside. They've allowed just 18 points in the paint and have six blocks.