Saturday , Jan , 17 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Indiana Pacers Team Report – January 17

=== Indiana Pacers Team Report – January 17 ===

(Sports Network) – On Friday, Reggie Miller poured in a game-high 28 points
to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 89-79 win over the San Antonio Spurs at
Conseco Fieldhouse.

Miller ended 10-of-15 from the field, including 7-of-9 from three-point range
for the Pacers, who have won nine of their last 10 games. Jermaine O’Neal
added 20 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

“It’s a great win for us and obviously it was a tough game,” said Indiana head
coach Rick Carlisle. “We got off to a great start, and then San Antonio pulled
itself together and took the lead. Then our guys decided to lay it all on the
line and Reggie Miller, again, his shot making was a big factor.”

Indiana, which leads the Central Division by 2 1/2 games over Detroit, is
30-11 this season, marking the first time in its NBA history that the Pacers
have reached the halfway point of the year with 30 wins.

The Pacers visit Jason Kidd and the New Jersey Nets tonight.

Indiana, which has won four of its last five on the road, is 14-7 as the
visitor this season.