Goran Dragic scored 28 and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Indiana Pacers, 102-94. This is the fourth consecutive victory for Phoenix (28-18).
Dragic went 11-21 from the field and 5-7 from the free throw line. Marcus Morris chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds for Phoenix as well. Roy Hibbert had a strong game for Indiana in the loss, putting up 26 points on 9-17 shooting from the field and 8-11 from the free throw line. Lance Stephenson added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Paul George finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
The Pacers posted an eFG% of just 44.3%, including 6.7% from 3-point range. This year, they are 2-2 when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Suns are 6-2 when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
This drops Indiana (35-10) to 0-2 versus Phoenix on the season.
Coming up next, the Suns battle the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 20-27 on the year. The Pacers go up against the Brooklyn Nets, currently 20-23 this season. The Suns have a 1-0 record against Charlotte this season. The Pacers have won their last three meetings with Brooklyn.