Pacers final score: Magic stun Pacers 93-92

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Pacers blew a 17-point third quarter lead in a surprising loss to the Orlando Magic. Victor Oladipo led Orlando back with 23. Paul George scored 27.

The Indiana Pacers appeared well on their way to their 40th victory of the season, holding a hefty 71-54 lead over the Orlando Magic with 3:45 remaining in the third quarter. But Indiana wasn't prepared for the Magic to push back and when they did, the Pacers were bowled over as their 17-point lead evaporated quickly. Orlando went ahead 78-77 with 7:48 in the fourth quarter and jumped up by as many as seven as the Pacers struggled even making simple offensive plays.

Indiana made a late run, but big turnovers were foiled by Orlando time outs, and forcing a final one on Orlando's inbound play with nine seconds remaining led to Paul George making a play towards the basket despite having an available timeout. George ran into three Magic defenders and heaved up a poor shot that Orlando came up with, sealing their win. George had a game high 27 on 10-19 shooting, but it was Victor Oladipo that led the Magic charge in their comeback, scoring a team high 23 in the win.

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