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Sabonis’ triple-double sinks Hornets 116-106

Cody Zeller of the Charlotte Hornets and Domantas Sabonis of the Indiana Pacers battle for possession during the second quarter of their game at Spectrum Center on Jan. 27, 2021, in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Doug McDermott had 28 points and Domantas Sabonis had 22 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-106 on Wednesday night.

Sabonis also had 11 rebounds and 10 assists. He had been questionable coming into the game with a bruised knee, but started the game and finished 9 of 10 from the field.

Malcolm Brogdon had 25 points and Justin Holiday chipped in 19 points for the Pacers, who have won three of their last four games.

Terry Rozier had 20 points for the Hornets, who have dropped six of seven.