Lakers Can't Keep Pace with Indiana...

  (Photo: Jenna Watson/IndyStar)

(Photo: Jenna Watson/IndyStar)

The Indiana Pacers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 110-100. The Pacers used a big third quarter to separate themselves and get the win. The Pacers outscored the Lakers 35-21 in the third and never looked back.

Pacers are currently fourth in the Eastern Conference standings and are just a half game behind the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third spot. They were led by Miles Turner who scored 21 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. First year All-Star Victor Oladipo contributed 20 points and had 3 assist.

 mage via USA Today Sports/Troy Taormina

mage via USA Today Sports/Troy Taormina

The Lakers (31-39) who are currently 11th in the Western Conference and 8.5 games back of a Minnesota Timberwolves (40-31) have now lost three straight.They were led by rookie Kyle Kuzma 27 points and 8 rebounds. Brooke Lopez added 23 points and 8 rebounds, and Julius Randle contributed 21 points and 9 rebounds.

Lonzo Ball who only scored 4 points, had 8 assist in which six of those came in the first quarter. Neither team shot the ball well from three point range Lakers (8-33), Pacers (6-21). The Lakers are moving further and further away from the playoff picture and will have to almost play perfect basketball from here until April and get help along the way.

Follow us on all our great Social Media Channels! 

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/TheFantasySportsCave/

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/thefantasysportscave/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/FntsySportsCave

YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/c/TheFantasySportsCave