The Indiana Pacers (45-29) forward Bojan Bogdanovic scored 35 points (13/16 FG including 5/6 from three), grabbed six rebounds, tallied a steal and handed out three assists in the Darren Collison-less Pacers’ 124-88 home victory over the Denver Nuggets (49-23) on Saturday night.
Bogdanovic posted 26 of his 35 points in the first half and broke his career record for points in a half.
“Everything was going in. A lot of easy buckets, easy shots. They’re the second (place) team and we dominated every category tonight,” Bogdanovic said, per nba.com
Myles Turner posted 17 points and 11 rebounds, Domantas Sabonis added 15 points and 13 boards for the Pacers.
On the other hand, Nikola Jokic managed 19 points (8/16 FG), 11 rebounds, four blocks and eight assists, Will Barton added 15 points, Monte Morris came off the bench to score 12 points for the Nuggets.
Denver put an end to a six-game winning streak.