INDIANAPOLIS — Reserve guard Miles Bridges scored a season-high 23 factors and the short-handed Charlotte Hornets overcame one other damage and beat the Indiana Pacers 114-97 on Friday night time.
The Hornets acquired double-digit scoring from seven gamers. Charlotte was with out two starters and misplaced guard Gordon Hayward for the second half to a proper foot sprain.
Bridges scored 16 of his factors within the second quarter, and a 3-pointer within the closing seconds gave the Hornets a 60-49 lead at halftime.
Cody Zeller scored 17 factors and Terry Rozier 15 for Charlotte, which has received 5 of seven.
Hayward acquired the Hornets off to a quick begin with 12 factors, six rebounds and 6 assists within the first quarter. The Hornets, who managed simply 11 first-quarter factors in a Thursday loss at Brooklyn, took a 28-24 lead.
Caris LeVert led the Pacers with 16 factors.
Not having level guard Malcolm Brogdon attributable to a sore hip translated to sloppy ballhandling because the Pacers dedicated 20 turnovers, twice as many because the Hornets.
The Pacers fell to 8-14 at house, which incorporates shedding eight of 9 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Hornets: Are already with out the backcourt of level guard LaMelo Ball (damaged wrist) and capturing guard Malik Monk (sprained ankle). …. Performed third sport of the six-game journey.
Pacers: Dropped to 10-19 since a loss to Charlotte on Jan. 27. … All-Star ahead Domantas Sabonis missed the ultimate quarter with a left ankle sprain.
Hornets: Go to Boston on Sunday night time.
Pacers: Go to San Antonio on Saturday night time.