Pacers Weekly Update: Sabonis Proving He’s Worth The New Contract

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Game 14: Pacers (7-6) at Nets (5-7)

This is the second time these two teams have met in Brooklyn this year. This match-up would be a little different as both teams would be without their starting point guards. It was a slow start for the Pacers as they trailed 6-14 early on, but would rally back to tie the game at 18 at the end of the 1st quarter. The Pacers dominated the 2nd quarter by a score of 41-17. Indiana wouldn’t look back, they won the game by a final score of 115-86. Aaron Holiday led the Pacers in scoring with a career high 24 points, he also added a career high 13 assists. Domantas Sabonis continued his double-double streak. He finished the game with 16 points and a game high 18 rebounds.

FINAL: Pacers: 115 Nets: 86

Game 15: Pacers (8-6) vs. Magic (6-8)

It was the first Hickory night of the year for the Pacers. Coming into this game the Pacers had a record of 5-2 at home and the Magic were 0-5 on the road. After a pretty even 1st quarter the Magic led by 1. With an impressive 2nd quarter the Pacers would take a 55-45 lead into the halftime break. The Magic came out of the locker room for the 2nd half on fire. They would regain the lead, scoring 41 points in the 3rd quarter. The back and forth trend of the game continued in the 4th. The Pacers would win the final quarter by 7 and go on to win the game 111-106. Sabonis was outstanding again, just falling short of another double-double. He finished with 25 points and 9 rebounds. Jeremy Lamb was back in the lineup for the first time since his injury. He scored 14 points in his return.

FINAL: Pacers: 111 Magic: 106

Coming Up This Week For The Pacers:

Monday November 25th – vs. Memphis

Wednesday November 27th – vs. Utah

Friday November 29th – vs. Atlanta

Saturday November 30th – at Philadelphia