The win allowed the Blue & Gold to remain in the third place in the Eastern Conference standings. Pacers games tend to finish under the total (58.2 percent).
That scoring average is down to 16.4 a night over the past five games, but Oladipo remains the biggest threat in the Pacers lineup. IN ranks 16th in second chance points allowed per game (12.7).
On Tuesday, the Pacers built a double-digit first quarter lead and would not trail the rest of the way. The Blue & Gold took a 57-53 advantage into the break.
IN ranks third in fast break points per game (14.9) while Philadelphia ranks 19th (10.3). The Pacers won the most recent matchup 100-92, covering as 2-point favorites. Sabonis has already been ruled out for Thursday's game with a sprained left ankle while newest Pacer Trevor Booker is listed as questionable with a sprained right ankle ... After the game, we learned that Turner is starting to get kind of annoyed playing against the Sixers' big man.More news: Should You Hold Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)
The Sixers committed 21 turnovers in the game, which in translated into 29 points. After Oladipo was denied at the rim, the Sixers broke the other way and Redick had an open look to tie the game, but missed long.
Turner matched a season-high with 25 points, including two clutch free throws in the final 21 seconds. The Pacers proceeded to win a jump ball tie-up with less than a second to go, and managed to hang on.
Turner led IN with 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting, showing more signs of his ability to finish around the rim.More news: Stock to Track: Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR)
Joseph added 13 points, five rebounds, and five assists, while Oladipo (11 points), Lance Stephenson (11 points), and Darren Collison (10 points) all also finished in double figures.
The 21-year-old racked up 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in the 76ers' 98-101 loss to the Pacers at the Wells Fargo Center.
Only the great Oscar Robertson (26) has recorded more triple-doubles in a rookie season (1960-61) than Simmons and Johnson.More news: Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research