Tyrese Haliburton orchestrated the Indiana Pacers (43-33) to a 133-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets (29-47) on Monday night.

Despite an early ejection for a flagrant foul, Pacers forward Jalen Smith contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds.

The game saw tensions rise as Dennis Schroder and Jalen Smith clashed, resulting in technical fouls and ejection for Smith.

Pascal Siakam added 15 points, while Obi Toppin chipped in 14 off the bench for the Pacers.

The Nets, led by Cam Thomas with 22 points, struggled to contain the Pacers. Trendon Watford contributed 21 points off the bench, while Miles Bridges added 19 points and six assists.

Indiana dominated from the outset, leading 43-27 after the first quarter and extending their lead to 75-47 at halftime.

Despite losing center Myles Turner to injury, the Pacers continued their dominance, holding a commanding lead of 36 points in the third quarter.