Indiana 112, New York 104

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #17 Joe Crawford, #42 Eric Lewis
Attendance - 17042

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 31 28 28 17 104
Indiana 31 20 21 40 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 27-27 18-10 9-17 L1
Indiana 32-21 17-7 15-14 W2

Recap


PACERS 112, KNICKS 104:
Danny Granger went off for 27 points and seven rebounds and hit some big shots in the fourth quarter as visiting Indiana overcame a 15-point deficit.

Paul George added 18 points and eight boards for the Pacers, who outscored New York 40-17 in the fourth quarter.

Carmelo Anthony finished with 39 points on 17-of-31 shooting and 10 rebounds for New York, which saw its lead shrink to 1 1/2 games over ninth-place Milwaukee.

The Knicks were running away with the game through three quarters and carried a 87-72 lead into the fourth when everything went wrong.

Indiana scored on its first nine possessions, knotting the game at 91 when Granger buried a 3-pointer with 6:37 remaining. Granger hit another 3-pointer to make it 94-91 with 5:45 on the clock and Paul George scored seven straight points following Anthony’s jumper to stretch the lead out to 101-93.

Anthony, who had committed a pair of turnovers and a pair of fouls to add to the Knicks’ troubles in the fourth, picked it up with a three-point play and a 3-pointer, chopping it back to 101-99 with 2:14 remaining.

Granger and George combined for seven points in the final 1:24 to put it away.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Knicks guard J.R. Smith was called for a flagrant foul and ejected in the closing seconds. … Indiana went 6 for 23 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

New York   Indiana
Carmelo Anthony 39 Scoring Danny Granger 27
J.R. Smith 4 Assists George Hill 6
Tyson Chandler 14 Rebounds Paul George 8
Tyson Chandler 6 Free Throws Made Paul George 8
Carmelo Anthony 2 Steals Paul George 3
Steve Novak 2 Blocks Louis Amundson 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 104 45.8 10-23 18-25 14 44 7 5 13
Indiana 112 47.7 6-23 24-31 18 45 4 8 9

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Pacers have a W/L % of .581 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Knicks have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .423 after a loss.
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