Indiana 116, Minnesota 105

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 11, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #17 Joe Crawford, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 12559

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 31 27 32 15 105
Indiana 31 25 27 33 116

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 13-40 9-16 4-24 L1
Indiana 23-28 15-11 8-17 W2

Recap

Dahntay Jones scored all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter as the host Indiana Pacers rallied for a 116-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.

Danny Granger also scored 19 points as Indiana (23-28) improved to 6-1 under interim coach Frank Vogel. Mike Dunleavy scored 15 points and Tyler Hansbrough added 14 for the Pacers.

Kevin Love had 22 points and 15 rebounds for his 39th consecutive double-double for Minnesota (13-40).

Indiana trailed 90-83 entering the fourth quarter before backups A.J. Price and Jones led the comeback bid.

Price fueled the quarter-opening 10-3 run with all eight of his points to tie the score at 93. Jones scored 15 of Indiana’s next 17 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers to give the Pacers a 110-103 lead with 2:25 remaining.

Jones made 6-of-7 field-goal attempts and was 5-of-6 from the free-throw line as Indiana outscored Minnesota 33-15 in the final quarter.

Nikola Pekovic scored 15 points while Wayne Ellington and Lazar Hayward added 14 points apiece for Minnesota, which was vying for its first three-game winning streak since April 2009.

Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley missed his second consecutive contest with an ankle injury.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   Indiana
Kevin Love 22 Scoring Danny Granger 19
Sebastian Telfair 4 Assists Darren Collison 6
Kevin Love 15 Rebounds A.J. Price 8
Kevin Love 9 Free Throws Made Tyler Hansbrough 6
Kevin Love 2 Steals Darren Collison 4
Kosta Koufos 3 Blocks Darren Collison 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 105 42.2 5-17 24-30 15 44 7 8 18
Indiana 116 50.6 6-15 28-35 17 44 5 10 15

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Pacers have a W/L % of .364 after a win and .517 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .231 after a win and .250 after a loss.
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