• With the win tonight, the Pacers take a 2-0 lead in the season series vs. the Sixers and have won four of the past five meetings overall. Tonight marked the third game in as many nights for Indiana who has won a season-high five straight after losing a season-high tying three in a row prior. Philly’s season-high tying three-game winning streak comes to an end.
• The Sixers lost despite holding the Pacers to 88 points. It is the fourth consecutive game Philly has held the opposition below 90 points. That’s the Sixers longest streak doing so since a five-game span from 3/6-3/23/12. Philly falls to 10-2 when holding opponents below 90 points this season.
• Philly scored 69 points, its lowest total since scoring 67 at New Jersey on 4/5/09. Over the past four games, the Sixers are averaging 82.0 points after averaging 99.7 ppg the seven games prior. Philly is 5-18 when scoring below 90 points this season after going 2-18 in 2011-12. The 69 points is also an opponent season low for the Pacers.
• Indiana outshot Philly 39.0% to 34.4%. The Sixers are 2-23 when failing to outshoot their opponent this season. Philly was shooting 46.0% over the previous 12 games. Tonight marked the Sixers first loss when holding opponents below 40.0% shooting (11-1 mark). Philly has held the opposition below 40.0% shooting in each of the past three games, its longest streak since a three-game span from 2/17-2/21/12.
• Philly shot 5-of-7 from the line tonight after shooting 3-of-5 vs. Sacramento on 2/1. The Sixers have had 10 or fewer FTA in four of the past five games and are averaging 14.1 FTA over the past 27 games.
• Jrue Holiday scored 12 of his game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter while shooting 4-of-7 from the floor. He shot 3-of-15 the first three quarters combined. Holiday had just 4 assists with 5 turnovers and has recorded more turnovers than assists in two of the past three games.
• Evan Turner had 2 points on 1-of-10 shooting tonight and has scored a total of 20 points over the past four games after averaging 22.0 ppg the four games prior.
Roy Hibbert had a team-high 18 points with game-highs of 14 rebounds and 5 blocks. It is his 11th double-double of the season but just his fourth since the Pacers last played the Sixers on 12/14.
• Lavoy Allen had 12 points off the bench. Over the past four games, he is averaging 10.0 points on 55.6% shooting after having a total of 9 points on 4-of-12 shooting the four games prior.
• The Sixers shot just 2-of-8 from 3-point range tonight. Over the past three games, Philly is averaging 2.7 3FGM on 19.0% shooting.