Turner’s opening act leads Pacers past Mavs, 130-121 in OT


— Final Score —

Dallas 121
Indiana 130

— Story —

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Myles Turner scored 30 points, tied his career
high with 16 rebounds and made a 3-pointer with 1:18 left in
overtime to start an 8-0 run that allowed the Indiana Pacers to
close out a 130-121 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas

Three-time All-Star Paul George added 25 points, including another
3 with 55 seconds left to seal Indiana’s fifth season-opening win
in six years.

Deron Williams scored 25 points, while J.J. Barea and Dirk Nowitzki
each added 22 as the Mavs lost their fifth straight in the series.
They still haven’t won in Indianapolis since February 2014.

Dallas didn’t tie the score or take a lead until the fourth
quarter, yet still forced overtime when Harrison Barnes’ open
3-pointer made it 115-all with 2.3 seconds left.

Turner could have won it with a long buzzer-beating 3, but it
bounced off the back of the rim.

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