In Tuesday night NBA action, the Indiana Pacers will travel to the FedExForum to battle the Memphis Grizzlies. This will be the second of a back-to-back for Indiana, who fell victim to a tip-in with less that a second remaining during a 110-109 home loss versus Sacramento. The Pacers (25-48) assisted on 34 of their 42 made field goals and allowed the Kings to shoot 52 percent from the field.
Indiana G Buddy Hield matched a game-high with 25 points on 10-for-18 shooting and handed out seven assists. Goga Bitadze contributed 20 points and nine rebounds for the Pacers.
The Memphis Grizzlies have won 25 of their first 35 home games and hold a two-game lead over Golden State for second place in the West. Last night, Memphis scored 76 points during the first half of a 132-120 home victory versus Brooklyn. The Grizzlies (38-35) outrebounded the Nets by a 46-39 margin and connected on 19-for-38 from the three-point line.
De'Anthony Melton and Desmond Bane scored 23 points apiece to lead Memphis on a combined 16-for-30 from the field. Tyus Jones chipped in 16 points and ten assists for the Grizzlies.