Paul George led seven double figure scorers with 20 points. Evan Turner debuted with the Pacers, scoring 13 points off the bench as Indiana lock in against the Lakers in the second half to grab the win.

The Indiana Pacers finally turned on the defensive intensity early in the third quarter, pushing a 61-59 advantage into double figures with a 10-2 run. Indiana pushed their lead to 21 at the end of the third quarter, holding the Los Angeles Lakers to 16 points after allowing them to stay in the game with 34 second quarter points. The Lakers managed to stay in the game early with an absurd number of blocks on the Pacers, totaling 12 on the night, but had just one in the second half. The Pacers had 62 rebounds, 21 offensive.