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Indiana Pacers head back to New York after convincing Game 6 win against Knicks

The Indiana Pacers head back to Gainbridge Fieldhouse down 3-2 to the New York Knicks in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series.

New York cruised to a 121-91 win in Game 5. While it was a lopsided defeat, the Pacers haven't lost at home in the series against the Knicks. Indiana will hope to continue that trend in Game 6.

The Knicks' OG Anunoby will miss the game due to a left hamstring strain.

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Final: Pacers force Game 7 in series vs. Knicks

The home team hasn't lost yet in this series and that trend didn't change tonight. Pascal Siakam had 25 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Myles Turner contributed 17 points while Andrew Nembhard, Tyrese Haliburton and T.J. McConnell had 15 points each.

Pacers 116, Knicks 103

3:39 left 4Q: Pacers lead Knicks by 18 late in the fourth

Andrew Nembhard gave Indiana a 21-point lead with a 3-pointer at 6:24. Jalen Brunson hit a 3 at 4:52 to cut Indiana's lead to 109-92. Obi Toppin answered with a dunk.

Josh Hart, who has been in and out with abdominal soreness, will miss the remainder of the game.

Pacers 113, Knicks 95

8:22 left 4Q: Pacers lead Knicks by 20

T.J. McConnell made a layup to open the fourth quarter. On the ensuing possession, Isaiah Jackson made a layup of his own. At the 10:10 mark, Pascal Siakam hit a 17-foot jumper. Pacers up 94-77. Andrew Nembhard hit a 3-pointer at 8:24.

Pacers 99, Knicks 79

End of 3Q: Pacers in control entering final period

Pacers are shooting 54% from the floor. Knicks are at 46%. Pascal Siakam leads Indiana with 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Myles Turner and Tyrese Haliburton have 15 points each. T.J. McConnell has 11 points off the bench.

Pacers 88, Knicks 75

3:19 left 3Q: Pacers extend lead over Knicks

The Pacers took a 71-58 lead after a Myles Turner dunk. Jalen Brunson cut the lead to 11 with a layup. Pascal Siakam answered with a 17-foot jumper to make the lead 13 again.

Later, Tyrese Haliburton scored four straight to push the lead to 15.

Pacers 81, Knicks 66

10:18 left 3Q: Pacers answer with 6-0 run

The time served Indiana well as Andrew Nembhard and Tyrese Haliburton both drilled 3-pointers.

Pacers 67, Knicks 56

11:22 left 3Q: Knicks start third quarter on a run

New York rattled off five straight points to start the second half.

Pacers 61, Knicks 56

Halftime: Pacers have double-digit lead over Knicks in Game 6

Pacers made nine shots in a row. That was highlighted by a 3-pointer by Myles Turner at 4:48.

Jalen Brunson is struggling from the free-throw line. He is one for four. Aaron Nesmith gave the Pacers an 11-point lead with a basket at 1:42. Indiana ended the first half on a 17-5 run.

Pascal Siakam had 15 points and six rebounds.

Pacers 61, Knicks 51

5:15 left 2Q: Pacers hold two-point lead over Knicks

A Tyrese Haliburton 3-pointer gave the Pacers a 42-41 lead at the 7:13 mark. Josh Hart answered a minute later with his own 3.

Pacers 48, Knicks 46

9:48 left 2Q: Pacers retake the lead over Knicks

Pacers are on a 4-0 run. Obi Toppin and T.J. McConnell scored during that stretch for Indiana.

Pacers 35, Knicks 33

End of 1Q: Knicks hold slim lead over Pacers

Obi Toppin made a 3 with 34 seconds left to tie things at 29-29. Jalen Bruson went to the free-throw line after that and made one of two. Pascal Siakam leads Indiana with seven points and three rebounds.

Knicks 30, Pacers 29

2:33 left 1Q: Knicks take a lead over the Pacers

Miles McBride is hurting the Pacers from downtown. McBride has hit three 3-pointers already. He gave New York its first lead with a basket at 5:12. Donte DiVincenzo also made two 3s for the Knicks.

Knicks 25, Pacers 20

6:58 left 1Q: Pacers take early lead in Game 6

Tyrese Haliburton scored the game's first points with a 3-pointer. Andrew Nembhard followed that up with a basket. Jalen Brunson rattled off four straight points, but that was answered by a Pascal Siakam layup.

Nembhard has 6 points for the Pacers.

Pacers 11, Knicks 9

When do the Pacers play the Knicks?

8:30 p.m. ET Friday, May 17, 2024, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

What channel is the Pacers game on?

TV: ESPN

Radio: 93.5 and 107.5 FM in Indianapolis, with Mark Boyle on play-by-play

Streaming: SiriusXM channels 86, 212 and 891

Pacers vs. Knicks series schedule

May 6: Knicks 121, Pacers 117

May 8: Knicks 130, Pacers 121

May 10: Pacers 111, Knicks 106

May 12: Pacers 121, Knicks 89

May 14: Knicks 121, Pacers 90

Friday, May 17: at Indiana, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

Sunday, May 19: at New York, 3:30 p.m. ET, ABC*

*-if necessary

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