facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Indiana 103, Oklahoma City 98

April 6, 2012 at 9:45 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, April 6 (UPI) -- Danny Granger ignited Indiana to a quick start Friday and the Pacers held on down the stretch to defeat Oklahoma City 103-98.

Oklahoma City has lost three in a row for the first time this season. The Thunder had dropped back-to-back outings only one other time, those setbacks coming in the sixth and seventh games of the season.

Granger finished with 24 points and was a key to the Pacers opening a 12-point lead after the first quarter. Indiana led by as many as 20 in the third period, but the Thunder closed within three with 6 seconds to play on a 3-pointer by Russell Westbrook.

Granger then hit two free throws to finally put the game away. Roy Hibbert added 21 for Indiana, which won its fourth in a row.

The Thunder fell despite a big game from Kevin Durant, who scored 44 points. Westbrook tallied 21 points with 11 rebounds and nine assists.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Bruins get Zac Rinaldo from Flyers for 2017 pick
Washington Capitals re-sign Jay Beagle for 3 more years
Cleveland Indians rookie Anderson hurls gem against Tampa Bay Rays
Moreland, Gallo lead Texas Rangers in rout of Baltimore Orioles
Hamilton, Cincinnati Reds hold off Minnesota Twins