(NEWARK, NJ) - The Indiana Pacers strengthened their grip on eighth place in the Eastern Conference, coming from behind to beat the New Jersey Nets 102-98.
Roy Hibbert recorded his first 20-point game in more than a month, scoring a game-high 24.
Danny Granger finished with 20 points and Darren Collison added a double-double with 15 points and twelve assists as the Pacers move two games ahead of Charlotte and Milwaukee in the race for the final playoff berth in the East.
Brook Lopez led New Jersey with 20 points with Sundiata Gaines scoring a career-high 18 as the Nets lost their fourth game in a row.
The Pacers' three-game road trip concludes Wednesday night in Charlotte against the Bobcats.
Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org