Brooklyn takes on Indiana, seeks 4th straight victory

April 10, 2022 GMT

Indiana Pacers (25-56, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Brooklyn Nets (43-38, seventh in the Eastern Conference)

New York; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT


BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn will try to extend its three-game win streak with a victory over Indiana.

The Nets have gone 30-21 against Eastern Conference opponents. Brooklyn is 8-4 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Pacers have gone 11-40 against Eastern Conference opponents. Indiana is seventh in the Eastern Conference scoring 111.3 points per game and is shooting 46.3%.

The teams square off for the third time this season. The Nets won the last meeting 129-121 on Jan. 6, with Kevin Durant scoring 39 points points in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Patty Mills is shooting 40.7% and averaging 11.4 points for the Nets. Durant is averaging 33.0 points over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.

Oshae Brissett is scoring 8.9 points per game with 5.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist for the Pacers. Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 16.8 points and 4.4 rebounds while shooting 51.3% over the past 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nets: 6-4, averaging 116.4 points, 45.0 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 7.9 steals and 6.9 blocks per game while shooting 47.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.7 points per game.

Pacers: 1-9, averaging 115.5 points, 38.1 rebounds, 29.1 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 124.2 points.

INJURIES: Nets: Ben Simmons: out (back), Goran Dragic: out (health and safety protocols), Joe Harris: out for season (ankle), Seth Curry: day to day (ankle).

Pacers: Ricky Rubio: out for season (knee), Malcolm Brogdon: day to day (back), Nate Hinton: out (health and safety protocols), Myles Turner: out for season (foot), Jalen Smith: day to day (groin), T.J. Warren: out for season (foot), Goga Bitadze: day to day (foot), Chris Duarte: out for season (toe).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.