<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indiana Pacers send a message to the rest of the NBA: the basketball team still wins matches. "data-reactid =" 22 "> INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indiana Pacers are sending a message to the rest of the NBA: The basketball team wins Games.

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"You can not count on one player," said Collison. & # 39; & # 39; That's what makes our success this year. & # 39; & # 39;

Collison pointed out that the Pacers' reserves had a big impact overall.

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Joseph had 10 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds, which was not enough for a triple-double. Holiday had 4 points in 14 minutes, while Leaf added 8 in just 8 minutes.

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Bogdanovic and Turner shared Indiana's scoring charge to start the match, combining 26 of the Pacers' 54 points in the first period. Turner started the game by scoring eight of the Pacers' first 12 points, forcing Cleveland to score a quick point with 3 consecutive points.

The Pacers scored 30 points in the first quarter and led by 12 points at the half and never looked back.

Earlier this week, Pacers coach Nate McMillan acknowledged Indiana's ability to regain his spirits and play his basketball style, which starts with a good ball movement accompanying the defense. physical.

"We advance the ball more often, and I've always said that when you move a ball, you're going to look good," McMillan said. & # 39; & # 39; We get a good ball movement. The guys threw the ball, they looked for each other and that 's how we want to play.

Indiana dominated Cleveland 54-32 in points in the paint. The Pacers used the transition basketball to gain an advantage, outclassing the Cavs 16 to 9 in quick points.

"(Indiana) makes your life difficult," said Cavaliers coach Larry Drew. It's a good team and they understand the scale of some games and want to go out and play hard. They wanted to make a statement. I thought (Indiana) had a lot of energy and intensity at our last meeting (in Cleveland). I just felt like they were doing this tonight's game to try to set the tone. "

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MOMENT SCARY

Just two weeks after Indiana's loss of Oladipo, Turner gave Pacers fans a familiar scare. At the beginning of the third quarter, Turner appeared to hurt his right leg while holding his knee when he landed. Turner slammed softly from the ground under his own power and was taken to Indiana locker room for several minutes before returning to the Pacers' bench, eventually returning to the match at the end of the third quarter.

TIP-INS

Cavs: Channing Frye is seven rebounds to reach 4,000 career players. … The Cavs are 3-12 since January 2nd. … Nance has recorded a double-double in five consecutive games.

Pacers: For the third consecutive game, the Pacers scored at least 30 points in the first quarter. … Indiana has two wins to match its biggest winning streak of the season in seven games. … Bogdanovic has scored twice as many points in 32 consecutive games and 20 points or more in five of Indiana's last six games. … Doug McDermott did not play because of bruised ribs.

FOLLOWING

Cavs: Welcome Knicks Monday night.

Pacers: Welcome the Hornets Monday night.

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