Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Pacers Finish Strong to Beat Hawks

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NBA: Pacers Finish Strong to Beat Hawks

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Monta Ellis scored 25 points and Myles Turner added 20 in his first NBA start to lead the Indiana Pacers past the visiting Atlanta Hawks 111-92 on Thursday.

The Pacers snapped a three-game losing streak by outscoring the Hawks 23-2 over the final 5 minutes, 34 seconds.

Atlanta was led by Indianapolis native Jeff Teague, who had 20 points, and Al Horford, who had 14. It was the Hawks' second loss in as many nights.

After spending most of the final three quarters playing catch- up, the Hawks took a 90-88 lead when Horford made a nifty cut for a dunk with 5:55 left in the game.

But the Pacers regained the lead with a 12-0 run, limiting Atlanta to one more basket.

Ellis, who entered shooting just 27.9 percent from 3-point range, was 7 of 11 from the field and 5 of 7 on 3s, while Turner, Indiana's first-round draft pick, went 9 of 17 from the field and added six rebounds.

Turner broke a 63-63 tie in the third quarter by scoring seven straight points. …

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