Oklahoma City faces Indiana, aims to break 6-game skid

January 27, 2022 GMT

Indiana Pacers (17-32, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (14-33, 14th in the Western Conference)

Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City will try to stop its six-game slide when the Thunder take on Indiana.

The Thunder have gone 8-15 in home games. Oklahoma City is the worst team in the league recording only 20.9 assists per game led by Josh Giddey averaging 6.2.

The Pacers are 5-19 on the road. Indiana averages 13.3 turnovers per game and is 9-10 when turning the ball over less than opponents.

TOP PERFORMERS: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 23 points and 5.5 assists for the Thunder. Luguentz Dort is averaging 15.5 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19 points, 11.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists for the Pacers. Justin Holiday is averaging 13.7 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.


LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 1-9, averaging 104.3 points, 44.1 rebounds, 22.9 assists, 8.0 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.0 points per game.

Pacers: 3-7, averaging 112.4 points, 42.7 rebounds, 25.8 assists, 7.9 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.3 points.

INJURIES: Thunder: Derrick Favors: day to day (back), Vit Krejci: out (ankle).

Pacers: T.J. McConnell: out (wrist), Domantas Sabonis: out (ankle), Myles Turner: out (foot), T.J. Warren: out (foot/health and safety protocols), Malcolm Brogdon: out (achilles).


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