NBA: Indiana 98, Charlotte 93

Jan. 25, 2009 at 10:21 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Danny Granger scored 27 points and the Indiana Pacers used free throws in the closing minute Sunday to hold off Charlotte and beat the Bobcats 98-93.

Mike Dunleavy and T.J. Ford contributed 13 points apiece and Troy Murphy and Marquis Daniels each scored 11 for the Pacers.

Boris Diaw and Raja Bell led Charlotte with 18 points and Emeka Okafor added 14.

Dunleavy and Jeff Foster each sank two free throws and Ford dropped in another for Indiana near the end of the contest.

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