INDIANAPOLIS — Bojan Bogdanovic received a warm welcome on his return to Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and the former Pacer was the leading scorer for his new team, the Utah Jazz.
But it was the Pacers who prevailed in this game, with a 121-102 win over the Jazz, the fourth straight victory for Indiana.
The Pacers dominated most of the evening and took a nine point lead into the final quarter. By then, Utah was out of gas and Indiana went up by as many as 22 points.
Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Pacers. T.J. Warren also totaled 23 and Malcom Brogdon finished with 22.
Indiana shot 52% from the field to just 43% for Utah.
Bogdanovic had 30 points for the Jazz who have lost 2 straight.
Indiana is now 11 and 6 and will host Atlanta Friday, 8 p.m., at Bankers Life.