Indiana Pacers Team Report – November 29
=== Indiana Pacers Team Report – November 29 ===
(Sports Network) – The Indiana Pacers dropped a 103-95 decision to the red-
hot Seattle SuperSonics on Sunday at KeyArena.
James Jones scored a career-high 27 points, hitting on 6-of-9 three-pointers,
for the Pacers, who had a three-game win streak halted. Jamaal Tinsley
recorded 22 points as Indiana made a late push but came up short in the end.
Fred Jones scored 14 points in the loss and is averaging 20.2 points in five
starts. Austin Croshere, though, came up short in a bid for a third straight
double-double with 12 points and eight rebounds
After a 9-2 run late in the fourth quarter drew the Pacers within 93-89, the
Sonics answered with seven straight points to pull away for good. First,
coming out of a timeout, Antonio Daniels nailed a long jumper to extend the
lead to 95-89. Then, Luke Ridnour’s three-pointer with 2:15 left gave Seattle
a nine-point lead. Finally, Rashard Lewis connected on a layup with 1:12 on
the clock to make it a 100-89 contest and Seattle coasted to the end.
The Pacers return to action on Wednesday when they continue their four-game
road trip against the LA Clippers.