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Pacers final score: Pacers close out Lakers 116-111

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T.J. Warren scored seven points late to get Indiana back in the win column, topping the Lakers. Warren finished with 39.

Los Angeles Lakers v Indiana Pacers Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

T.J. Warren lifted the Indiana Pacers again, sinking a dagger late to put the Pacers on top of the Los Angeles Lakers to improve them to 4-1 in the bubble.

Warren scored seven points in the final 1:25 to give Indiana the lead for good, putting them up after falling behind 108-107. Warren finished with 39 points on 15-22 shooting, making five threes in the win.

The game went back and forth all night, each team led by Warren and LeBron James respectively. The Pacers did get big nights from both Malcolm Brogdon (24 points and six assists) and Victor Oladipo (22 points and seven rebounds) to help carry the scoring load.

Aaron Holiday scored seven and had seven assists, going 3-3 with a triple. Goga Bitadze played big minutes with foul trouble plaguing Myles Turner, scoring seven as well with a block.

The win keeps Indiana locked into the fifth seed as they move into their final three games of seeding play, setting up the first of two regular season matchups with the Miami Heat on Monday.