Chandler grabbed six rebounds for the Nuggets, who went 21-of-37 at the free throw line thanks to 27 personal fouls committed by the Pacers.
Nate Robinson and Timofey Mozgov each came off the bench to put in 15 points.
Indiana got 23 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists from Lance Stephenson in its ninth loss of the season.
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