The Indiana Pacers earned their third win in a row with a 136-94 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Indiana built a 23-point halftime lead and never relented for an easy win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse thanks to 22 points and four blocks from Myles Turner. The team also finished 19-of-34 from three-point range in what became a shooting clinic. After a mini-slump following Victor Oladipo’s injury, the Pacers are back on track with a 35-19 record.
Meanwhile, it was a historic loss for the Lakers:
LeBron James finished with 18 points and nine assists in his second game back from a groin injury and became the fifth player in NBA history to reach 32,000 points. However, the Lakers continued to slide, falling to 27-27. It’s the first time they aren’t above .500 since they started 6-6.