Indiana Pacers Team Report – December 15
=== Indiana Pacers Team Report – December 15 ===
(Sports Network) – Fred Jones scored 15 of his 21 points in the fourth
quarter and overtime to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 108-97 win over the
Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at Philips Arena.
Jamaal Tinsley finished with a season-high 29 points for the Pacers, who
snapped a seven-game losing streak. Reggie Miller added 19 points in the win.
David Harrison chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds for Indiana, which scored
the initial 10 points in overtime to snap a 91-91 tie. Two free throws by
Jones, with 1:18 to play, made it 101-91.
Indiana’s Austin Croshere (sprained ankle) missed the game. James Jones and
Jeff Foster each added 10 points for the Pacers, who have won eight of the
last 10 meetings against Atlanta.
Tinsley has averaged 15.2 points and a team-high 7.9 assists in the 16 games
he has played in for the Pacers this season, while Fred Jones has scored in
double-digits in four straight games and he is averaging 16 points and 4.3
rebounds in that span.
The Pacers are off until Friday when they host Jalen Rose and the struggling
Toronto Raptors. Last season, Indiana won all four of its contests against the