Pacers have the edge in the second 16-12. Indy leads overall 43-37. Spurs up to 8 turnovers, Kawhi (11 points), Parker (8 points).
7-0 run for the Pacers, they're up 43-37 midway through the second quarter.
8:02 left in the second, Spurs trail Pacers 34-31. Pacers up 6-0 early in the second chance points department.
Pacers came in with the 26th worst offense in the league and they just put up 27 in the first. Turnovers and sharing ball issue early for SA
1Q: Spurs 25, Pacers 27. 5 turnovers for SA. SA shooting 56%, IND 44%. Kawhi 9 points, Solomon Hill 7 points.
End of 1, Pacers lead 27-25. Spurs shooting 55.6 percent but 5 turnovers hurt. Leonard with 9 for Spurs, Stuckey leads Indy with 8.
Pacers lead Spurs 27-25 after 1Q ... Indy got nine more shots on goal than did the Spurs. There's your difference.
Would bet 99 out of 100 NBA fans have never heard of Solomon Hill. But he is heating up, and the Pacers lead 25-22.
Spurs are out-shooting Pacers, but losing by one. When that happens, it's usually due to turnovers and oh look it is.
Despite outshooting Pacers 64-40, Spurs lead only 20-18 late in 1st quarter.
Former Pacer and now current Spur Jeff Ayres out at midcourt interacting with Pacers personnel.
For those who might be tempted to overlooked 6-8 Indy: The Pacers have won at Miami, at Chicago and at Dallas so far this season.
Cont'd Messina on Pacers: “...that says a lot about how they raise to the occasion.”
Messina on the Pacers: “When you see that they have won at Miami, at Chicago, and at Dallas just two days ago..."
Histórico Messina. Primer europeo en dirigir un partido oficial de la NBA ante la indisposición de Popovich. Lo hará esta noche ante Pacers
Tonight the Spurs might want to attack Pacers in first 12 minutes, where Indy struggles out of the gate. http://t.co/mOm1ZRmKgM
Despite missing P. George, G. Hill, Hibbert, & West, the Pacers would be the 8th seed in East if playoffs were today http://t.co/PkK0gJtoPh
Via Pacers' official site, Indy's injury report heading into tonight. Former Pop favorite George Hill won't suit up. http://t.co/qO38BiKKD8
Offensive Rating & Defensive Rating of SA/IND: Pacers OR 98.3 (26th), DR 101.8 (9th), Spurs OR 101.6 (21st), DR 95.1 (3rd)
Spurs vs. Pacers tmw night: Bonner (sick), probable; Joseph (ankle), doubtful; Mills (shoulder surgery), out; Splitter (calf), out.
From Spurs: Matt Bonner listed as probable, Cory Joseph questionable, Patty Mills & Tiago Splitter will be out vs. Pacers WED.
And before you start making excuses, Pacers beat Mavs minus David West, Roy Hibbert, Paul George, George Hill, Lance, Reggie, Davis boys...