INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 9 (Ticker) -- The Indiana Pacers exposed the shortcomings of the Toronto Raptors in 24 brutal minutes.

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Brad Miller scored 23 points to lead six players in double figures and Jermaine O'Neal had 15 and 16 rebounds as the Pacers dominated the second half en route to a 108-84 victory over the Raptors.

Toronto is playing without injured starters Vince Carter, Antonio Davis and Lamond Murray. Despite the absence of two of their best offensive weapons and biggest inside presence, the Raptors had a 57-44 halftime lead before enduring the worst half in franchise history.

Toronto felt the loss of Carter and Murray in the second half, scoring a franchise-low 27 points on just 28 percent (12-of-43) shooting. The Raptors also had no one fill Davis' shoes and were outrebounded, 29-10, in the final 24 minutes.

"We lost our intensity," Raptors coach Lenny Wilkens said. "They made a run and we knew that they were going to because all good teams make a run. They got back quick and we struggled to make our shots."

"Our defensive intensity picked up," Pacers coach Isiah Thomas said. "We guarded our men, stayed close to them and picked them up. I think we were all displeased with the first half."

Miller scored 12 points and Erick Strickland scored all 12 of his after halftime as Indiana scored 64 points in the second half.

The Pacers scored 21 of the first 28 points in the third quarter and took their first lead since the opening quarter at 65-64 on a 3-pointer by Ron Artest with 5:34 left. After Toronto's Voshon Lenard made a layup, Al Harrington gave Indiana the lead for good with a tip shot at the 4:49 mark.

Artest scored nine of his 17 points in the third quarter and the Pacers carried a 74-68 lead into the final period. Strickland scored 10 points in the fourth quarter, when Indiana outscored Toronto, 34-16.

"We got an emotional speech from coach at halftime and I think our concentration level really picked up in the second half," O'Neal said. "We know we're a better team than we showed in the first half."

Harrington finished with 14 points and Jamaal Tinsley had 13 and eight assists for the Pacers, who shot 48 percent (42-of-87) and held a commanding 52-38 rebounding advantage.

Indiana has won five of its first six games for its best start since going 5-1 to open the 1971-72 season, when it was in the ABA.

"There have been teams in the past that have started like this and later in the season have fallen," Miller said. "We just have to keep taking care of business. We're a young team and we've got to give a good effort night."

Lenard scored 22 points and Alvin Williams added 12 for the struggling Raptors, who have lost four of five games after winning their season opener against Washington.

Lenard scored 12 points in the first quarter as Toronto jumped to a 27-19 lead. Rookie Chris Jefferies had eight of his season-high 12 points in the second quarter, when the Raptors scored 30 points - three more than they had in the entire second half.

"Our defensive intensity in the second half wasn't there," Jeffries said. "It's very tough being shorthanded. We can do nothing about it but continue to try and play hard and get through it. We just have to suck it up."