The Pacers fell behind early and were behind for most of the game. With 5:33 left in the 1st quarter, Duncan Robinson scored a three-pointer, extending the Miami Heat 8 point lead.
Robinson led the Heat to their first run – a 2 minutes 8-0 push at the 6:45 mark in the 1st quarter scoring 6 points, and setting the score at 11-19. Edmond Sumner turned the ball over as the score was 23-31 to close the 1st quarter. At the 10:23 mark in the 2nd quarter.
Pacers went on a 7-0 run setting the score at 30-34. At the 7:31 mark in the 2nd quarter, The Indiana Pacers were hoping to come back as Sumner made a shot, cutting the Indiana Pacers deficit to 4. Jones Jr. made a three-pointer from a Herro assist extending the Heat 7 point lead, a huge play at the 7:12 mark in the 2nd quarter.
Great play at the 6:04 mark in the 2nd quarter as Tyler Herro made a three-pointer from a Robinson assist extending the Heat 7 point lead. Great play with 5:14 left in the 2nd quarter as The Pacers were hoping to come back as McConnell made a shot, cutting the Pacers deficit to 5. With 3:12 left in the 2nd quarter.
The Pacers were hoping to come back as Holiday made a shot, cutting the Pacers deficit to 5. Dragic scored a three-pointer, extending the Heat 8 point lead, with 2:59 left in the 2nd quarter. To finish out the 2nd quarter Aaron Holiday missed a jump shot as the score was 49-62. At the 6:08 mark in the 3rd quarter.
the Pacers went on a 6-0 run setting the score at 62-80. Derrick Jones Jr. missed a jump shot as the score was 72-100 to finish out the 3rd quarter. The Pacers tried to get back into the game in the 4th quarter. At the 6:11 mark in the 4th quarter, the Pacers went on an 8-0 run fueled by 6 points by Domantas Sabonis to set the score at 95-113. The score was 108-122 at the end of the game after Derrick Jones Jr. stole the ball from Aaron Holiday.
For the Pacers: Domantas Sabonis had 27 points (10-of-13 from the field), 6 assists and 14 rebounds. Edmond Sumner had 13 points (5-of-9 FG). Justin Holiday contributed 14 points (5-of-7 from the field). T.J. McConnell contributed 6 points (3-of-6 from the field) and 5 assists. Contributors for the Heat: Bam Adebayo contributed 18 points (8-of-11 from the field) and 9 rebounds.
Duncan Robinson contributed 17 points (5-of-12 FG) and 5 assists. Derrick Jones Jr. contributed 18 points (5-of-10 shooting) and 7 rebounds. Tyler Herro contributed 19 points (7-of-16 shooting), 7 rebounds and 5 threes made. Jimmy Butler contributed 14 points (5-of-6 shooting), 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Both teams were at full strength today with no notable injuries.
In the last head-to-head matchup between the teams, the Pacers lost on the road. The Pacers have won just 2 games out of their last 5. The Pacers will be playing at away vs CHI, home vs PHI, away vs MIN. The Heat had 4 days of rest, the Pacers had only a day between matches. Get all the Pacers tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets. Tickets start at 36 dollars to Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers at United Center.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.