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NBA: Malcolm Brogdon leads Pacers’ rally for OT win over Magic

/ 02:53 PM March 03, 2022
ORLANDO, FLORIDA - MARCH 02: Tyrese Haliburton #0 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates with Malcolm Brogdon #7 after defeating the Orlando Magic 122-114 in overtime at Amway Center on March 02, 2022 in Orlando, Florida

Tyrese Haliburton #0 of the Indiana Pacers celebrates with Malcolm Brogdon #7 after defeating the Orlando Magic 122-114 in overtime at Amway Center on March 02, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Malcolm Brogdon collected 31 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists as the visiting Indiana Pacers rallied for a 122-114 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.

Indiana overcame an 18-point deficit late in the third quarter with a spirited fourth and a dominant performance in overtime.

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Tyrese Haliburton’s dunk tied the game in OT before he and Buddy Hield each sank 3-pointers to give the Pacers a six-point lead with 1:05 to go.

Indiana avenged a 109-103 setback at Orlando on Monday. Brogdon returned after sitting out that contest, the second night of a back-to-back set, as he works his way back from a right Achilles injury.

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Haliburton finished with 21 points, Hield added 17 and Isaiah Jackson made all eight of his shots to contribute 16 points as Indiana salvaged the finale of the three-game season series.

Jalen Smith added 15 points and 15 rebounds off the Indiana bench. He was fined $20,000 by the NBA earlier on Wednesday for directing profane language toward a game official during the Monday game.

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Orlando rookie Franz Wagner scored 28 points and Mo Bamba added 19 points and 12 rebounds. Bamba tipped home a rebound with 5.8 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to force overtime.

Wendell Carter Jr. collected 13 points and 18 rebounds to log his sixth straight double-double for the Magic, who saw their modest two-game winning streak come to a halt.

Orlando held a 91-76 lead after three quarters before Indiana opened the fourth on a 25-8 run. Brogdon scored 11 points during that surge and Haliburton drained a 3-pointer to give the Pacers a 101-99 lead with 4:58 to play.

The Magic appeared to seize control of the game in the third, with Wagner sinking a pair of 3-pointers, two interior baskets and a pair of free throws during Orlando’s 18-5 run to begin the quarter.

Bamba enjoyed a fast start by making his first four shots — including two from 3-point range — to stake Orlando to a 16-8 lead. The Magic extended their lead to 13 points midway into the second quarter before Oshae Brissett’s 3-pointer with 4.3 seconds remaining brought the Pacers within four at halftime.

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