The Pacers won 116-111 with the contribution of 39 points by their forward at HP Field House.
Indiana pacers returned to celebrate in the NBA and he did so in front of Los angeles lakers this saturday in the HP Field House. The Indianapolis team left behind the last loss to the Phoenix Suns and took the victory against the Western Conference leaders 116-111 with a formidable performance of TJ Warren.
The meeting became even from the beginning. And is that in the first half, the Angelenos were up on the scoreboard until halftime due to the 59-54 part in their favor. However, the Pacers turned things around in the third quarter and consolidated the victory in the last quarter after Warren sentenced the story with a triple at the end of the game.
As for the American forward, his contribution to Indiana was more than relevant. During the night, he contributed 39 points, accumulated five rebounds and assisted once. For his part, Lebron James, who returned after his injury, had 31 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Lakers.
With this result, the Indiana Pacers reached their fourth win in the last five games played. Likewise, it consolidates in fifth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 43-27.
In contrast, the present of the Los Angeles team became irregular since the restart of the tournament in Orlando, as they won four games of the nine they played. Despite this moment, they remain in first place in the conference with a 51-18 mark.
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