Warren scores 39, Pacers surge past Lakers late, 116-111

T.J. Warren scored 39 points, including seven straight to put Indiana ahead in the final two minutes, and the Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-111 on Saturday.

Posted: Aug 8, 2020 9:03 PM

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Warren scored 39 points, including seven straight to put Indiana ahead in the final two minutes, and the Pacers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-111 on Saturday.

LeBron James had 31 points, eight rebounds and seven assists after sitting out the first game since the Lakers clinched the top seed in the Western Conference. James was officially listed as out with a sore right groin in a 113-97 loss to Houston.

A week after scoring a career-high 53 points in the restart opener, Warren hit a floater for a 109-108 lead followed by a jumper and a 3-pointer for a six-point edge with 10 seconds to go.

The Pacers improved to 4-1 in the bubble and moved a half-game ahead of Philadelphia for the fifth seed in the East.

Anthony Davis, held to eight points on 3-of-14 shooting, scored inside to give the Lakers their last lead before Warren took over and dropped LA to 2-4 in the restart.

Warren scored 18 in the first quarter, one off the franchise record he tied in a bubble-opening win over Philadelphia a week ago, before getting held without a shot in the second quarter. He heated up again in the fourth with 12 points, hitting five of six shots and finishing 15 of 22. Warren was 5 of 8 from long range.

Malcolm Brogdon scored 24 points for Indiana, and Victor Oladipo added 22.

Quinn Cook scored 21 for the Lakers, going 5 for 9 from 3-point range but missing one that would have pulled LA even in the final minute.

TIP-INS

Lakers: After Justin Holliday opened the second quarter with a 3 that pushed the Pacers’ lead to 13, the Lakers went on a 22-5 run for a 46-42 lead. James scored six straight points on layups to start the run and later hit a 3. ... James was the only starter in double figures.

Pacers: Indiana’s JaKarr Sampson had back-to-back putback dunks in the first quarter to finish a run to a 32-17 lead. Both of the dunks came off missed 3s. ... Aaron Holiday had seven points and matched James with a game-high seven assists.

UP NEXT

Lakers: Play Denver on Monday.

Pacers: Play Miami on Monday.

West Lafayette
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 46°
Kokomo
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 46°
Rensselaer
Scattered Clouds
41° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 41°
Fowler
Scattered Clouds
41° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 41°
Williamsport
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 44°
Crawfordsville
Broken Clouds
45° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 45°
Frankfort
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 56° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 47°
Delphi
Overcast
44° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 44°
Monticello
Overcast
44° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 44°
Logansport
Overcast
45° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 45°
Rainfall is ahead for Thursday!
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 166564

Reported Deaths: 4194
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Marion26255795
Lake14627362
St. Joseph9725171
Elkhart9402142
Allen8741232
Hamilton6462117
Vanderburgh622464
Tippecanoe402416
Porter355450
Hendricks3442137
Monroe337538
Johnson3307131
Delaware314475
Clark308565
Vigo280641
Madison254796
LaPorte241464
Cass230125
Kosciusko210329
Warrick206865
Floyd188468
Howard170166
Bartholomew149058
Marshall149028
Dubois147926
Wayne145533
Grant135440
Henry134330
Boone131050
Hancock125044
Noble124535
Jackson122519
Dearborn103828
Morgan100440
Lawrence99238
Gibson95612
Clinton93516
Daviess93236
Shelby91835
Knox83910
LaGrange82815
Harrison80724
Fayette79021
Putnam78317
DeKalb78111
Posey7787
Jasper7075
Miami6905
Steuben6748
Montgomery64422
White63016
Greene58138
Adams5777
Scott55916
Decatur53339
Whitley4926
Ripley4888
Wells47311
Clay4697
Sullivan46714
Starke4608
Wabash4599
Huntington4545
Orange42525
Spencer4236
Randolph42110
Fulton3956
Washington3923
Jennings38813
Franklin38325
Perry37714
Jefferson3655
Pike36318
Jay3486
Carroll34713
Fountain3393
Tipton28523
Vermillion2761
Parke2604
Rush2544
Blackford2425
Newton24011
Owen2171
Martin2040
Pulaski1794
Crawford1651
Brown1503
Ohio1367
Union1180
Benton1110
Switzerland990
Warren921
Unassigned0236

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events