LIVE: Pacers vs. Knicks score updates, highlights from NBA playoffs Game 7

The Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks play Game 7 in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinals series at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon. The winner meets the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals.

Home court has meant everything. Each team is 3-0 at home, winning the rebounding battle every game. The Pacers extended the series with a resounding Game 6 win at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

New York, which has battled injuries throughout the series, hope Josh Hart (abdomen) and OG Anunoby (hamstring) can play. They were both listed as questionable.

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FINAL: Pacers 130, Knicks 109

The Indiana Pacers are back in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2014 after shooting an NBA playoff record 67.1% from the field against the Knicks.

Tyrese Haliburton hit 10-of-17 shots, 6-of-12 on 3s, to score 26 points. The Pacers held Jalen Brunson to 17 points on 6-of-17 shooting as he left the game late in the third quarter with a broken hand. Donte DiVincenzo led the Knicks with 39 points.

6:28 left in 4Q: Pacers 112, Knicks 99

The Pacers pushed the lead to 112-92 but Mile McBride and Alec Burks (5 points) scored seven consecutive points, causing Indiana to call a timeout.

8:29 left in 4Q: Pacers 109, Knicks 92

The Pacers have maintained their lead with Jalen Brunson in the locker room due to a broken hand. Aaron Nesmith and Andrew Nembhard have combined to shoot 12-of-13 for 27 points in the game.

End of 3Q: Pacers 101, Knicks 84

There are reports that Knicks point guard Jalen Brunson went to the locker room at the end of the quarter, then Donte DiVincenzo (team-high 23 points) was moving gingerly.

T.J. McConnell inspired the Pacers play in the third quarter and is 5-of-6 for 10 points with 6 assists and is +25 in 17 minutes. Tyrese Haliburton has 24 points.

5:33 left in 3Q: Pacers 82, Knicks 70

The Knicks cut the lead to 73-67 with 8:06 to play in the third on a Josh Hart basket but the Pacers responded with 9-3 run with Andrew Nembhard, Aaron Nesmith, Myles Turner (3-pointer) and Tyrese Haliburton scoring.

10:01 left in 3Q: Pacers 70, Knicks 59

It took 2 minutes for the Knicks to score 4 points to open the second half but the Pacers have been shutout due to two turnovers and a missed 3 by Tyrese Haliburton.

Halftime: Pacers 70, Knicks 55

Pascal Siakam blocked a Jalen Brunson layup at the end of the half to keep the Pacers up by 15.

Siakam has 15 points, Haliburton 16 as the Pacers are shooting 76.3% overall, 66.7% on 3s and 80.0% on free throws.

Alec Burks came off the bench to score 14 for the Knicks; Donte DiVincenzo also has 14. Brunson has 12 points but on 4-of-13 shooting, with 8 assists.

The largest halftime deficit overcome in a Game 7 is 11 points. The Knicks are 0-5 when trailing by 15 or more at the half.

2:22 left in the 2Q: Pacers 66, Knicks 47

Alec Burks -- who couldn't get off the bench at the start of this series -- has scored 14 points but the Pacers have maintained their distance.

5:33 left in 2Q: Pacers 56, Knicks 39

The Pacers bench is 7-of-8 from the field but New York has trimmed a 22-point deficit to 17 with Alec Burks on the line for a second free throw.

9:19 left in 2Q: Pacers 48, Knicks 30

Pacers point guard T.J. McConnell comes off the bench to score 6 points on 3-of-3 shooting as the team remains red hot: 80% overall, 77.8% on 3s.

End of 1Q: Pacers 39, Knicks 27

Tyrese Haliburton has 14 in the first quarter, Pascal Siakam 11. Donte DiVencenzo leads the Knicks with 12 points, including 3-of-6 3-pointers.

2:03 left in 1Q: Pacers 34, Knicks 22

Tyrese Haliburton scores 8 consecutive points in 56 seconds, causing the Knicks to call a timeout. Haliburton is 4-of-6, 3-of-4 on 3s, for 11 points and 3 assists.

Pacers are shooting 77.8% from the field, which is unlikely to hold up for the entire game.

4:50 left in 1Q: Pacers 23, Knicks 20

Donte DiVincenzo and Pascal Siakam have to be separated as players come off both benches, including Indiana's James Johnson. Pacers call timeout to challenge a foul on Haliburton.

The call is reversed with technicals on DiVincenzo and Siakam

7:19 left in 1Q: Pacers 16, Knicks 10

The Pacers hit 7-of-8 shots to start the game behind Pascal Siakam (3-of-3, 6 points), Myles Turner (2-of-2, 5 points) and Andrew Nembhard (2-of-2, 5 points). OG Anunoby hit his first two shots to lead the Knicks with 5.

Anunoby to the bench out of the first stoppage, Miles McBride replaces him.

Anunoby, Hart in Knicks starting lineup

OG Anunoby (hamstring) will return to the Knicks' starting lineup after missing Games 3, 4, 5 and 6. Josh Hart (abdominal strain) will also start after missing the end of the Game 6.

No changes to Pacers' starting lineup: Tyrese Haliburton, Andrew Nembhard, Aaron Nesmith, Pascal Siakam and Myles Turner.

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When do the Pacers play the Knicks?

3:30 p.m. ET Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

What channel is the Pacers game on?


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

Streaming: SiriusXM channels 86 (Knicks feed), 212 and 891

Pacers vs. Knicks Game 7 betting line

via BetMGM

Favorite: Knicks by 2.5 points

Over/under: 208.5 total points

Moneyline: Knicks -145, Pacers +120

Pacers vs. Knicks NBA playoff 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 91

May 17: Pacers 116, Knicks 103

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

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