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Pacers force Game 7 against Knicks

Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Indiana Pacers forced Game 7 against the New York Knicks with a 116-103 victory on Friday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Indiana bounced back after a 30-point loss in Game 5.

Myles Turner added 17 points and eight rebounds. Tyrese Haliburton and Andrew Nembhard each scored 15 points for Indiana. Nembhard pulled down six rebounds and dished out six assists. Haliburton had nine assists.

Jalen Brunson led the Knicks with 31 points on 11-of-26 shooting. Miles McBride added 20 points and Donte DiVincenzo had 17. Josh Hart (5 points, 8 rebounds) left in the fourth quarter with abdominal soreness.

The Knicks head back to Madison Square Garden, where they have played better. The decisive Game 7 will be played Sunday.

New York played without forwards OG Anunoby, Bojan Bogdanovic, and Julius Randle, and backup center Mitchell Robinson. Anunoby, who injured his left hamstring in Game 2, may return Sunday.

Game Recap: Pacers 116, Knicks 103
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