Turner leads Pacers past Hawks 157-115
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, April 15, 2024

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(INDIANAPOLIS) – Myles Turner had 31 points and Pascal Siakam scored 28 points as the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks 157-115 on Sunday and avoided falling into the play-in tournament. Indiana, in the playoffs for the first time since 2020, secured the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and faces third-seeded Milwaukee in a best-of-seven first-round series. Dejounte Murray scored 32 points for the Hawks, who finished the regular season 10th in the East at 36-46 and visit the ninth-placed Chicago Bulls on Wednesday to open the play-in tournament.