Pacers overtake Warriors in fourth quarter

Myles Turner’s third 3-pointer of the game broke a late tie and the Indiana Pacers went on to defeat the Golden State Warriors 104-95 on Tuesday night in San Francisco.

Playing the second night of a back-to-back set, Indiana snapped a two-game losing streak by outfinishing the Warriors in a fourth quarter that featured six ties and three lead changes.

Golden State, which was riding a two-game winning streak on the final night of a seven-game homestand, scored only five points after a Stephen Curry hoop gave the hosts a 90-88 advantage with 5:05 to play.

Indiana’s Aaron Holiday produced the last tie at 90-all on a driving layup with 3:37 to go, after which Turner bombed in a 27-footer for a lead the visitors never relinquished.

While the Indiana defense was holding Golden State scoreless for nearly four minutes, Holiday added another driving hoop, brother Justin Holiday connected on a 3-pointer, Domantas Sabonis scored from the interior and Justin Holiday sank 1 of 2 free throws to complete a 12-0 flurry that gave Indiana a 10-point lead.

Playing without Victor Oladipo (resting after a 37-minute effort Monday in a loss at Sacramento), T.J. Warren (foot), Jeremy Lamb (knee) and T.J. McConnell (family leave), the Pacers still managed to get five players in double figures, led by Turner with 22.

Turner’s three 3-pointers came on five tries and equaled a season high. He entered the game shooting 27.9 percent from beyond the arc this season and 35.2 percent for his career.

Turner grabbed 11 rebounds, and Domantas Sabonis put up 18 points and a game-high 14 boards. Aaron Holiday added 16 points to go with a game-high 12 assists while Malcolm Brogdon chipped in with 13 points and Edmond Sumner had 12.

Andrew Wiggins scored a game-high-tying 22 points, Stephen Curry 20 and Kelly Oubre Jr. 17 for the Warriors, who were outshot by the Pacers 44.3 percent to 38.6 percent.

Damion Lee added 12 points off the bench for Golden State, while Draymond Green had a team-high 10 assists to complement seven points and six rebounds.

Oubre produced 15 of his 17 points in the first half, during which the Warriors built a 57-50 lead.

The big run occurred after Cassius Stanley’s two free throws gave the Pacers a 34-32 advantage. Oubre and Lee responded by hitting 3-pointers in a 11-2 burst that created a seven-point Golden State advantage.

Blogs

Five Observations From OSU’s 40-21 Win Over Tulsa

By Michael Doutey It wasn’t always pretty for Oklahoma State, but the Cowboys leave non-conference play 3-0 after a 40-21 win over Tulsa Saturday afternoon. The Pokes had some great moments and also had some learning moments. But the Pokes get the win and now look to next week and a trip to Austin to…

Five Observations from OSU’s Dominating 56-14 Win over McNeese

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma State Cowboys handled their business against McNeese, 56-14 in OSU’s home opener in front of a sold-out Boone Pickens Stadium. Now the Pokes turn to week three and their short road trip to Tulsa to face the Golden Hurricanes. But here are tonight’s five observations from the Poke’s second win…

Mike Gundy’s Press Conference for McNeese

by Michael Doutey Mike Gundy met with the media this afternoon to brief the media before Oklahoma State’s home opener against McNeese. One of the bigger things that came from today’s press conference was an update on Senior linebacker, Calvin Bundage. Bundage had a back injury that kept him out most of fall camp. But…

Five Observations from Oklahoma State’s 52-36 Win over Oregon State

By Michael Doutey The Oklahoma State Cowboys open the season with a road victory 52-36 over Oregon State. The Cowboys were dominant on offense while the defense looked much like it has in the past. But the Pokes get their win and look like they have found their quarterback of the future in Spencer Sanders.…