(EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ) - The Indiana Pacers won their fifth-straight game, defeating the New Jersey Nets 91-83.
Indiana never trailed in this one, scoring the first nine points of the game and leading by as many as 17 points in the first quarter.
Danny Granger led the pacers with 22 points while Roy Hibbert finished with a double-double of 19 points and ten rebounds.
Chris Douglas-Roberts had career highs in points and rebounds with 27 and twelve to lead the Nets with Brook Lopez adding 26 points and 16 boards as New Jersey remains winless, falling to 0-11.
The Pacers are 5-3 and their current winning streak is their longest since they won six in a row in late March and early April of 2005.
The blue-and-gold return home to face the New York Knicks tonight at Conseco Fieldhouse.
The Knicks are just 1-9 and are riding a six-game losing streak
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