Indiana 103, Oklahoma City 98

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 6, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #61 Courtney Kirkland, #20 Leroy Richardson, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 18165

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 20 21 20 37 98
Indiana 32 24 19 28 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 40-15 23-5 17-10 L3
Indiana 34-21 18-7 16-14 W4

Recap


PACERS 103, THUNDER 98: Danny Granger scored 26 points and Roy Hibbert added 21 points and 12 rebounds as Indiana defeated visiting Oklahoma City.

David West chipped in 14 points and Paul George grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds as the Pacers won their fourth consecutive contest.

Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter for the Thunder, who have lost three straight for the first time this season.

Oklahoma City trailed by 24 midway through the third quarter but cut Indiana’s lead to 96-91 on a three-point play by Durant with 1:08 to go.

Russell Westbrook hit a 3-pointer to make it 101-98 with 5.5 seconds left before Granger hit two free throws to seal it.

Granger scored 13 final-quarter points as Indiana maintained its third-place standing in the Eastern Conference.

Westbrook had 21 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists for Oklahoma City.

Indiana led 56-41 at halftime and expanded the lead to 72-48 on Granger’s 3-pointer with 5:39 left in the third quarter.

Oklahoma City answered with a 13-3 surge to trail by 14 at the end of the quarter but was unable to cut the deficit to single digits until less than two minutes remained.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Hibbert had 16 points in the first half … Durant has scored 40 or more points three times this season … Indiana committed 11 turnovers … Westbrook hit just 7 of 23 shots and is 21 of 65 over the last three games.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Indiana
Kevin Durant 44 Scoring Danny Granger 26
Russell Westbrook 9 Assists George Hill 4
Russell Westbrook 11 Rebounds Paul George 16
Kevin Durant 11 Free Throws Made Roy Hibbert 7
Kendrick Perkins 2 Steals Paul George 3
Serge Ibaka 7 Blocks Roy Hibbert 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 98 44.2 6-19 24-31 20 40 10 5 17
Indiana 103 41.2 6-19 27-34 13 50 9 8 12

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Boston. The Pacers have a W/L % of .606 after a win and .636 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Thunder have a W/L % of .707 after a win and .786 after a loss.
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