Short-handed Raptors defeated by Sabonis-powered Pacers

Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 114-97 on Friday night.

Caris LeVert scored 19 points for the Pacers, who had seven double-digit scorers. Myles Turner had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Kelan Martin scored 15 points and Chris Duarte had 12.

Malcolm Brogdon and Torrey Craig each scored 11 for the Pacers, who led by nine at halftime and were never seriously threatened in the second half.

Brogdon also had 12 assists as the Pacers had a 31-17 edge in that statistic.

Fred VanVleet led the Raptors with 26 points, including four three-pointers. Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam each had 17. The Raptors were without two injured starters for a second consecutive game.

Martin scored 11 points in the second quarter, including a three-pointer to give the Pacers their largest first-half lead at 64-53 with 1:20 remaining. Indiana led 66-57 at halftime.

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Domantas Sabonis leads Pacers over Raptors

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Toronto falls to Indiana 114-97, Domantas Sabonis scores team-23 points and records game-high 18 rebounds. 0:27

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