NBA roundup: Nets rally to knock off Pacers

Reggie Evans of the Nets celebrates after tipping in a basket with 45 seconds left in overtime against the Pacers.
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Reggie Evans of the Nets celebrates after tipping in a basket with 45 seconds left in overtime against the Pacers.

Brook Lopez scored 25 points and Brooklyn opened overtime on a 9-3 run to pull away from the Pacers, 89-84, Monday night.

The Nets ended a five-game losing streak at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and won for just the second time in six games overall.

Indiana lost its second straight home game in overtime, the losses coming on the heels of a 15-game home winning streak. George Hill scored 22 points and Roy Hibbert added 12 on a night the Pacers shot just 34.4 percent from the field and All-Star Paul George finished with 5 points.


The Pacers appeared to swing the game with a 7-0 run that gave them a 76-72 lead with 1:38 left in regulation.

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But Brooklyn scored the final 4 points to force overtime and started fast in the extra period to put away the game.

Spurs 103, Bulls 89 — Kawhi Leonard had a career-high 26 points and Danny Green scored 18 to help shorthanded San Antonio win in Chicago.

Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, and Manu Ginobili were all out with injuries, and swingman Stephen Jackson also missed the game due to ‘‘personal business,’’ according to the team. And the NBA-best Spurs still had enough talent to beat one of the Eastern Conference’s best teams in its building.

Gary Neal and Tiago Splitter had 16 points apiece for San Antonio, which improved the league’s best road record to 19-10. Nando de Colo, subbing for Parker, had 9 points and seven assists in his second career start.


Nate Robinson scored 20 points and Richard Hamilton had 16 for the Bulls.

Hawks 105, Mavericks 101 — Josh Smith had 26 points and 13 rebounds and Devin Harris made a key steal in the final minute to lift Atlanta past Dallas.

Al Horford had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Jeff Teague scored 20 points to help the Hawks win for just the second time in their last 10 road games.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points and O.J. Mayo added 19 for the Mavericks.

Timberwolves 100, Cavaliers 92 — Luke Ridnour scored 21 points, Ricky Rubio added 13 and 10 assists, and Minnesota snapped an eight-game road losing streak with a win over Cleveland.


Kyrie Irving scored 20 points and Tristan Thompson had 16 for the Cavs.