INDIANAPOLIS. — Domantas Sabonis had 26 points and 10 rebounds to lift the Indiana Pacers to a 105-102 win against the Lakers on Tuesday night, snapping Los Angeles’ seven-game overall winning streak and 14-game road winning streak.
Myles Turner had 16 points, Malcolm Brogdon scored 14 and T.J. Warren finished with 12 for the Pacers, who stretched their victory streak to four games.
LeBron James had 20 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, Dwight Howard made all 10 of his field-goal attempts and scored a season-high 20 points, and Avery Bradley added 13 points for the Lakers, who came in with the best record in the NBA at 24-3.
Los Angeles star Anthony Davis sat out after spraining his right ankle on Sunday at Atlanta.
In other games, it was Utah 109, Orlando 102; Charlotte 110, Sacramento 102; Brooklyn 108, New Orleans 101 (OT); New York 143, Atlanta 120; and LA Clippers 120, Phoenix 99.
With the Lakers trailing by two points, James missed a 3-point attempt with 11.7 seconds left, but the Lakers appeared to get the rebound when Rajon Rondo threw the ball off Indiana’s Aaron Holiday with 10.8 seconds remaining. However, after a review, Rondo was ruled out of bounds while still touching the ball.
Sabonis made one of two free throws to give Indiana a 105-102 lead, and Rondo missed a long 3-point try with 2.8 seconds left. – Reuters