The Indiana Pacers opened things up against the Brooklyn Nets in the fourth quarter, leading to a second straight blowout homecourt win. Indiana outscored the Nets 37-25 in the fourth, using a backbreaking 22-4 run to secure the victory.
Kyle O’Quinn got his first real game action of the year with Domantas Sabonis out. He scored 14 of his 16 in the fourth quarter, finishing with eight rebounds. Victor Oladipo led the Pacers with 25, hitting three threes on a night when the Pacers shot an impressive 16-24 from deep.
Nine Pacers reached double figures, including all five starters. Myles Turner had 14 points and eight rebounds and Bojan Bogdanovic bounced back with 15 points with three threes of his own. Off the bench, Tyreke Evans scored 15, Cory Joseph had 12 points and six assists, and Doug McDermott had 12 on 4-5 from three point range.
The win was key as the Pacers will hit the road for three straight, beginning Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves.