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Short-handed Hornets rout slumping Pacers 114-97

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward (20) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, April 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Reserve guard Miles Bridges scored a season-high 23 points and the short-handed Charlotte Hornets overcame another injury and beat the Indiana Pacers 114-97 Friday night.

 The Hornets were without two starters and lost guard Gordon Hayward for the second half due to a right foot sprain.

Cody Zeller scored 17 points and Terry Rozier 15 for Charlotte, which has won five of seven.

Caris LeVert led the Pacers with 16 points.

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