Indiana 89, Milwaukee 88

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 1, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #26 Bob Delaney, #31 Scott Wall, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 11177

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 22 17 21 28 88
Indiana 14 32 23 20 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 30-45 19-19 11-26 L1
Indiana 35-42 22-16 13-26 W3

Recap


Danny Granger scored 17 points and Roy Hibbert collected 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers moved a step closer to clinching a playoff spot with an 89-88 victory over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.

Brandon Rush added 12 points off the bench for the Pacers (35-42), who moved two games ahead of the Charlotte Bobcats (32-43) for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East.

Indiana held a nine-point edge, 69-60, at the start of the fourth quarter before the Bucks (30-45) began to make it interesting, connecting on nine of their first 11 field goal attempts to close to within 81-80 with 4:54 remaining.

John Salmons would pull Milwaukee back within one point twice more in the final 1:29. The Bucks had a chance to win it at the buzzer but Drew Gooden could not connect on a 3-point attempt.

Brandon Jennings scored 20 points for the Bucks, who slipped four games behind the Pacers with only seven games left on the schedule.

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Indiana
Brandon Jennings 20 Scoring Danny Granger 17
Keyon Dooling 4 Assists Darren Collison 7
Drew Gooden 10 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 11
Corey Maggette 4 Free Throws Made Danny Granger 6
Carlos Delfino 2 Steals Darren Collison 1
Andrew Bogut 2 Blocks Roy Hibbert 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 88 42.5 6-22 14-21 14 39 4 7 10
Indiana 89 46.2 3-11 14-19 16 47 6 2 13

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against New Orleans. The Pacers have a W/L % of .412 after a win and .488 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Bucks have a W/L % of .367 after a win and .422 after a loss.
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