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Domantas Sabonis, Darren Collison lead Indiana past Detroit

first_imgMOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk The Pacers capped a slow opening quarter with a strong finish, leading Detroit 32-21 at the end of the period. Indiana worked with a double-digit lead for the rest of the game and led by 37 during the fourth quarter.Detroit’s two big men had quiet nights by their standards. Blake Griffin had 18 points and six rebounds, and Andre Drummond had 12 points and 12 rebounds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Pistons came out flat, contributing to a stale first few minutes. Unlike Indiana, which had seven players in double figures, Detroit didn’t have someone step up to ignite the offense. The Pistons shot only 37 percent from the floor.The Pacers are a league-best 11-3 in December and 7-2 since Victor Oladipo returned Dec. 12. Oladipo had seven points, five rebounds and seven assists. Pacers: Host Atlanta on Monday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award TIP-INSPistons: Drummond entered the game leading the league with 15.4 rebounds per game. He got his 28th double-double of the season. … The Pistons are 5-14 against teams at or above .500. … Detroit’s 88 points tied for the second fewest the Pacers have allowed this season.Pacers: Turner has at least three blocks in 15 of his last 22 games.UP NEXTPistons: At Orlando on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Indiana Pacers guard Darren Collison (2) ties up Detroit Pistons guard Bruce Brown (6) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The Pacers defeated the Pistons 125-88. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS — Domantas Sabonis got his league-leading 15th double-double as a reserve, Darren Collison scored 19 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 125-88 on Friday night.Sabonis had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Thaddeus Young and Myles Turner each had 17 points. Bojan Bogdanovic and Doug McDermott each scored 12 points.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Kemba Walker’s hot hand sparks Charlotte Hornets to win over Brooklyn Nets LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more