Pacers stage dramatic comeback and beat New Orleans in overtime

Malcolm Brogdon with game winning shot
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Posted at 10:49 PM, Jan 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-04 22:49:36-05

NEW ORLEANS — The Pacers staged a late-game comeback and came away with a 118-116 overtime win at New Orleans.

Indiana was up by two points heading into the final quarter. But, with just over two minutes to go, the Pelicans enjoyed a 10 point lead. Indiana answered with a 10-0 run with Myles Turner making it 106-106 with six second left.

In overtime and the score tied, Malcolm Brogdon hit the game-winning shot.

The Pacers managed the victory despite Turner and Domantas Sabonis fouling out late in the game, and with New Orleans holding as 57-42 rebounding advantage.

Victor Oladipo had 25 points to lead Indiana. Brogdon finished with 21. Sabonis had 11 rebounds to go along with 19 points, and Turner had 17 points.

The Pacers improve their record to 5-2, while the Pelicans fall to 4-3.