The Bubble continues to treat the Indiana Pacers well as they pick up their third straight W with a wire-to-win victory against the Orlando Magic. The Pacers blitzed the Magic early, jumping ahead 19-3, eventually scoring 43 points in the first quarter en route to a 21-point halftime lead.
Orlando pushed back in the second half, but Indiana was able to nurse their halftime lead for the 120-109 victory. T.J. Warren was on fire from the outset, scoring 19 points in the first quarter on 6-6 shooting. He finished with 32 points to lead the Pacers for a third straight game.
Myles Turner followed up with 21 points, going back and forth with Nikola Vucevic, eventually opening up from three point range with back-to-back triples in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach for good, going 4-5 on the night. Victor Oladipo, Malcolm Brogdon, and Aaron Holiday all reached double figures while T.J. McConnell bounced back after a rough game against Washington, scoring 12 and torching Markelle Fultz throughout the game.