The AT&T Center will play host to a Saturday night NBA clash between the Indiana Pacers and the San Antonio Spurs. The Pacers (22-45) have lost three straight games and are focused on a rebuilding effort. On Tuesday, Indiana turned the ball over 18 times and was outscored by 11 points during the fourth quarter of a 127-124 home loss versus Cleveland.
Newly acquired G Tyrese Haliburton led eight Indiana players in double figures with 25 points and nine assists. Buddy Hield added 14 points and eight assists for the Pacers.
The San Antonio Spurs are seven games below .500 at home and trail New Orleans by one full game for tenth place in the Western Conference standings. Last night, Gregg Popovich became the winningest coach in NBA history during a 104-102 home victory versus Utah. The Spurs (26-41) converted 30-for-43 from the free-throw line and limited the Jazz to 40 percent shooting.
All-Star G Dejounte Murray tallied a game-high 27 points to go along with nine rebounds and five steals. Jakob Poeltl chipped in 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Spurs.