Indiana Pacers

Pacers beat Nets 118-108 for first victory of season

NEW YORK (AP) — Domantas Sabonis scored 29 points, Jeremy Lamb added 25 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Brooklyn Nets 118-108 on Wednesday night for their first victory in four games this season.

Malcolm Brogdon added 21 points and 13 assists for Indiana.

Kyrie Irving led Brooklyn with 28 points, Spencer Dinwiddie had 20 and Caris LeVert 15. The Nets have lost two in a row to fall to 1-3.

The Pacers took their largest lead at 112-96 on Brogdan’s 3-pointer with 4:43 remaining.

Indiana took a 90-83 lead into the fourth quarter, with Sabonis and Lamb each scoring seven points in the third.

TIP-INS

Pacers: Coach Nate McMillan vowed to continue using a frontcourt tandem of Myles Turner and Sabonis for the season. “That’s what we’re going with. We signed Domantas to an extension and these are the bigs we’re going into the future with. This is something that we decided on giving this a look and a try this season.” … Victor Oladipo (right knee surgery rehab) and Edmond Sumner (sore right hand) were out for Indiana. … Turner sprained his right ankle at the 2:19 mark of the first quarter and was assisted to the locker room.

Nets: Coach Kenny Atkinson briefly addressed ESPN’s story on Irving’s interactions with his teammates. “I know all these elite players, not just Kyrie, are used to the scrutiny. It’s just part of the business. I didn’t feel the need to talk to him about it.” … Wilson Chandler (NBA suspension) and Kevin Durant (right Achilles rehab) were out for Brooklyn.

GIANTS GREAT IN ATTENDANCE

Two-time Super Bowl champion Justin Tuck sat courtside.

UP NEXT

Pacers: Host Cleveland on Friday night.

Nets: Host Houston on Friday night.

Brooklyn Nets forward Taurean Prince (2) defends as Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) goes up for a layup during the first half of an NBA basketball game Oct. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.

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