NBA: Indiana 130, Toronto 101

INDIANAPOLIS, April 8 (UPI) -- Danny Granger's 29 points Wednesday led the Indiana Pacers to an easy 130-101 win over the Toronto Raptors.

He scored eight when Indiana built a 37-28 first quarter lead and 22 on the way to a 74-48 halftime advantage before sitting out the fourth period.


Jarrett Jack scored 23 with five rebounds and six assists.

Troy Murphy scored 14 with 14 rebounds.

T.J. Ford scored 14 with 11 assists, and two others scored in double figures for the Pacers, who have won four of five to stay alive in the chase for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff berth with Detroit.

Chris Bosh led Toronto with 21 points and nine rebounds.

Patrick O'Bryant scored 16 with seven rebounds.

Joey Graham scored 14 with four rebounds, while Anthony Parker added 11 points and five rebounds in the Raptors' third loss in a row.

They played without injured center Andrea Bargnani (sore left heel).

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