For the second consecutive game, the Pacers overcame a twenty plus point deficit. From AP-
Indiana’s formula for victory this week has been simple: fall behind by more than 20 points, then stage a frantic rally to win.
Danny Granger scored 33 points, Mike Dunleavy added a season-high 30 and the Pacers overcame a 24-point deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns 122-114 on Wednesday night.
It has been a pretty impressive week for the Pacers. For the second straight game, Indiana trailed by more than 20 points in the second quarter and won.
It was the second straight game the Pacers trailed by more than 20 points in the second quarter and won. Indiana was down 23 against Toronto on Monday night before rallying for a victory.
“One of these days, we’ll get a lead,” Pacers coach Jim O’Brien said. “That’s another tremendous, gutsy comeback for our team.”
The biggest comeback seen in the 2009-10 NBA season was when Sacramento rallied from 35 points down to beat Chicago.
Last night’s loss was a painful one for the Suns in more than one way.
Watson elbowed Nash on a drive to the basket with just over four minutes left in the first quarter. A Suns spokeswoman said a tooth went through Nash’s upper lip. He received four stitches on his upper lip and three on the inside of his mouth.
Pardon the pun, but I think Nash and the Suns will make a quick rebound from their loss to Indiana.
- How about those 0-5 Miami Heat
- 35 points down but triumphant- Sacramento beats Chicago 102-98
- Defense rests- Phoenix beats Minnesota 152-114
- Pocketful of Miracles- Iowa beats Indiana 42-24
- It takes a retreat- Miami Heat break 15-game losing streak
- Out of luck- Northwestern beats Iowa 17-10
- New Orleans Hornet Chris Paul sets new NBA steal record
- Snapped- Nashville beats Columbus 4-3
- Miracle in Minneapolis- Timberwolves beat Suns 117-107
- Streaks of one- Miami beats New Jersey 87-84
- Eight is Enough- Edmonton beats Chicago 8-4
- Lydia Ko wins New South Wales Open
- The Comeback I- Pittsburgh Penguins beat NY Islanders 5-0
- Seattle Mariners Outfielder Greg Halman stabbed to death at age 24
- Hee Young Park wins CME Titleholders Championship
- Oklahoma State Women’s Basketball Coach Kurt Budke dead at 50
- Costly mistake- Blackhawks waive Rostislav Olesz
- Manager Tony La Russa announces retirement
- Puck Drop- Florida Panthers start the 2011-12 NHL season
- 13-time PGA Tour winner Dave Hill dead at 74
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