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Halftime score: Pacers and Bucks tied 50-50

The Indiana Pacers pieced together a fantastic first quarter, shooting over 60% and holding the Milwaukee Bucks to 15 points to lead 30-15. They moved up 17 points early in the second quarter, but as was the case against the Bucks a week ago, Milwaukee erased the entire deficit through the first half, using a 12-0 run to close the half with the scoreboard tied 50-50. The Pacers allowed 35 Bucks points in the second quarter as O.J. Mayo scored 10 and Khris Middleton scored 12.

The Bucks are shooting 6-11 from three point range as part of a 46.5% shooting effort overall. The Pacers have turned the ball over nine times, leading to 14 Milwaukee points. Roy Hibbert leads the Pacers with 10 points. Paul George has nine points and five assists. Evan Turner has three points on 1-5 shooting with four rebounds, three assists, and two turnovers.