PHOENIX — Two days after suffering one of their worst defeats of the season at Utah, the Pacers responded with a dominating win in Phoenix.
In beating the Suns 112-87, Indiana won for the sixth time in seven games.
The Pacers led by six at the half, outscored Phoenix 29-17 in the third quarter and went on to a 25 point win.
The big story was in the Indiana defense, holding the Suns to 35% shooting and forcing 13 Phoenix turnovers.
TJ Warren led the Pacers in scoring with 25 points. Domantas Sabonis had 24 points and 13 rebounds. Indiana shot 53%.
The Pacers improve to 29-16 while the Suns are 18-26.
Indiana travels to Golden State Friday. The Warriors, who have been to the last five NBA Finals, currently have the league's worst record.