Domantas Sabonis led six Pacers in double figures with 22 points and 15 rebounds, defeating New York for a 3-2 trip.
The Pacers visit MSG for the final time this season.
The Pacers play the Knicks on Friday after spending the last eight days on the road.
After Victor Oladipo talked about the respect his Pacers’ team earned this season, BreakingT captured the moment perfectly.
Indiana’s defense has been lit up without Myles Turner. But his absence isn’t a catch-all, and therefore pressure shouldn’t be heaped on him to be a cure-all.
There wasn’t much in the way of positives for Indiana in a poor defensive showing against Boston. The Pacers gave up a season high in points and suffered their worst loss of the season in the blowout.
The Pacers wrap up back-to-back games in Boston where they will face the Celtics on Wednesday night.
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Indiana needed to make plays late despite leading by as many as 26 against Cleveland. Thaddeus Young had a few of them, leading the Pacers in scoring with 26 points. Bojan Bogdanovic had 23.
The Pacers return to action on the road when they visit the Cavs in Cleveland on Tuesday night.
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Indiana had no answer for Toronto’s offense, allowing 17 threes, falling in frustrating fashion on the road. Bojan Bogdanovic led five starters in double figures with 21 points, no one reaching that mark off the bench.