End 3Q: Mavs 79, Pacers 78. Chandler Parsons 17 points, 8 rebounds Dirk 16 points Rajon Rondo 12 points, 7 assists C.J. Miles 23 points
This loss combined with Brooklyn's win earlier drops the Celtics to 9th in the Eastern Conference. Miami won today too. Pacers/Mavs is close
West pretty much just picked his spot at the elbow and threw Parsons off of him, then hit the J. Pacers trail by just 2.
Pacers finding points in the paint so far.
Mavericks and Pacers shooting a combined 11-15 from 3-point land. Not expecting that to hold up in the second half.
At the half: Pacers trail the Mavs 61-55. Pacers shooting a scorching 55% and have made 6-of-9 from deep. And now...frisbee dogs.
Half: Mavs 61, Pacers 55. Rajon Rondo 12 pts, 5 assists Chandler Parsons 10 pts, 4 reb Dirk 10 pts Raymond Felton/Amar'e 9 pts each
Well, the Pacers got the start they wanted — up six after 1Q — but their elite defense has been absent. Mavs 61-55 at the break.
Pacers fan just hit a FT, three and halfcourt shot to win $1,250.
Rudez hits two pressure packed threes to win the first quarter for Pacers. Lead 33-27. Ends streak of 10 games trailing after one.
End 1Q: Pacers 33, Mavs 27. Indy's C.J. Miles (14 points) and Damjan Rudez (6) combined to go 6-of-6 from 3-point range.
Zero good reason for the Pacers not to wear the Flo-Jo jerseys every night.
Make that 14 of first 22 for Miles. Hard to time these things. Pacers lead 22-17.
Miles drills his 3rd three from the corner in front of the Pacers bench. Puts Indiana up 22-17 with 4:18 left in the 1st Q
Sweet pass from Rondo to a cutting Jefferson, but C.J. Miles came right back at the other end for the score. Pacers are shooting 63.6%.