Pacers beat the best in the west, 116-111 over the Lakers

Warren, Brogdon, Oladipo are standouts
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Posted at 8:47 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 20:47:56-04

ORLANDO — The Pacers rallied late in the game, going on a 12-3 run, to beat the Lakers 116-111 Saturday in Orlando.

T.J. Warren, Malcolm Brogdon and Victor Oladipo all had major contributions in the final period as Indiana wins for the fourth time in five games since the season restart.

Warren finished with 39-points—the fourth time in the five games he has scored over 30. Brogdon had 24 and Oladipo contributed 22.

It was Warren's three pointer with nine seconds to go that clinched the Pacer win, putting the team up by six.

Indiana won despite turnover problems and being out rebounded.

Labron James led the Lakers with 31-points. Los Angeles has lost three straight, but has already clinched the top spot in the Western Conference.

The Pacers improve to 43-27 and take a half game lead over Philadelphia for the 5th Eastern Conference playoff position.

Indiana next plays Monday night against Miami.