Game recap: Indiana Pacers win big over New York Knicks in Game 4 in NBA playoffs (2024)

The Indiana Pacers won their first game of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series against the New York Knicks on Friday in Game 3.

Down 2-1, Indiana will have a chance to even the series at Gainbridge Fieldhouse today.

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Final: Pacers even series impressive win over Knicks

The Knicks shot just 34% from the floor. Indiana was at 57%.

The home team has won every game of this series so far.

Pacers 121, Knicks 89

2:11 left 4Q: Pacers on their way to an easy win over Knicks

New York has dug into Indiana's lead a little in the fourth period, but not enough to make a difference. Indiana has led as much as 43. The closest the Knicks have gotten in the second half is 28 points.

Pacers 119, Knicks 87

End of 3Q: Pacers in complete control vs. Knicks

Tyrese Haliburton has 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Four other Pacers players have scored in double-digits (T.J. McConnell with 15, Pascal Siakam with 14, Myles Turner with 13 and Obi Toppin with 12).

Pacers 101, Knicks 63

2:32 left 3Q: Pacers extend lead on Knicks

Unlike Game 3, the Knicks haven't been able to come back on the Pacers. It's been all Indiana.

The Pacers have outscored New York in the third, 25-19.

Pacers 94, Knicks 60

9:19 left 3Q: Pacers begin third quarter on 8-4 run

Indiana isn't slowing down to start the second half. Andrew Nembhard, Aaron Nesmith and Pascal Siakam have combined for 8 points in the third so far.

Pacers 77, Knicks 45

Halftime: Pacers have big lead over Knicks

Obi Toppin and Andrew Nembhard made back-to-back 3-pointers. Donte DiVincenzo scored at 4:14 but that was answered by Myles Turner's 3-point shot. New York's Alec Burks hit a 12-foot shot at 3:32.

Nembhard made a layup at 2:41. Aaron Nesmith scored at 1:38, and that was followed by Pascal Siakam's 13-foot shot at 1:13. Tyrese Haliburton scored the final 5 points for the Pacers. He has 13 points and 5 rebounds.

Indiana shot 60% from the floor in the first half. New York shot 36%.

Pacers 69, Knicks 41

6:11 left 2Q: Knicks trail Pacers by 22 points

Indiana took a 47-19 lead after T.J. McConnell made a 3-pointer. Alec Burks answered with a basket for the Knicks. Isaiah Hartenstein and Jalen Brunson scored for the Knicks to give New York a 6-0 run.

Pacers 47, Knicks 25

9:56 left 2Q: Pacers continue strong start in second quarter

The Knicks began the second quarter on a 5-2 run. Pascal Siakam made back-to-back shots to extend Indiana's lead to 21 points.

Pacers 40, Knicks 19

End of 1Q: Pacers lead Knicks by 20 after hot start

Obi Toppin and T.J. McConnel scored 7 points each off the bench in the first quarter. Tyrese Haliburton leads the team with 8 points.

Pacers 34, Pacers 14

1:27 left 1Q: T.J. McConnell gives Pacers a boost off the bench

T.J. McConnell got the steal and dished it to Tyrese Haliburton, who threw down a dunk at 5:58. McConnell got in on the scoring at 5:30 with a 2-point shot. At the 4:43 mark, Myles Turner nailed a 3-pointer. Thirty seconds later, Turner scored on a dunk. McConnell made a layup and was fouled in the process. He made the free throw. McConnell made another layup with 3:30 left. He has 7 points in 3 minutes off the bench.

Donte DiVincenzo hit a 3 for the Knicks, but the Pacers scored 10 straight points (Ben Sheppard and Obi Toppin made 3s).

Pacers 34, Knicks 11

7:31 left 1Q: Tyrese Haliburton gives Pacers early lead over Knicks

Similarly to Game 3, the Pacers start hot to open the game. Tyrese Haliburton already has 2 3-pointers.

Pacers 10, Knicks 4

What channel is the Pacers vs. Knicks game on?


Radio: 93.5 and 107.5 FM in Indianapolis, with Mark Boyle on play-by-play

Streaming: SiriusXM channels 86 (Knicks feed), 212 and 891

Pacers vs. Knicks series schedule

May 6:Knicks 121, Pacers 117

Wednesday, May 8:Knicks 130, Pacers 121

Friday, May 10: Pacers 111, Knicks 106

Sunday, May 12: at Indiana, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, May 14: at New York, 8 p.m., TNT

TBD, TBD: at Indiana*

TBD, TBD: at New York*

*-if necessary

Pacers vs. Knicks Game 4 betting line


Favorite: Pacers by 5.5 points

Over/under: 218.5 total points

Moneyline: Pacers -225, Knicks +180

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Game recap: Indiana Pacers win big over New York Knicks in Game 4 in NBA playoffs (2024)


What year did the Pacers beat the Knicks in the playoffs? ›

The third Game 7 between the franchises — the Knicks won in the 1994 Eastern Conference finals and the Pacers pulled out a 97-95 victory the next year in the East semifinals — was a chance for the Pacers to prove that their fast-paced style can win at a time when defenses are supposed to rule.

Have the Indiana Pacers ever made it to the NBA Finals? ›

Indiana has reached the NBA Finals just once. That came in the 1999-00 season as the No. 1 seed, where it eliminated the Bucks 3-2, Philadelphia 76ers 4-2 and Knicks 4-2 en route to the ultimate stage. But it fell 4-2 to the Los Angeles Lakers in the finals.

How many times did the Indiana Pacers make the playoffs? ›

The Pacers have appeared in the NBA Eastern Conference finals nine times (1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2013, 2014, and 2024).

How did the Pacers beat the Knicks? ›

Tyrese Haliburton scored 26 points and the Pacers set an NBA playoff record by shooting 67.1% from the field, beating the New York Knicks 130-109 on Sunday to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 10 years.

What was the Indiana Pacers best year? ›

Ron Artest's rise to stardom. The Pacers responded to Carlisle extremely well and had a breakthrough 2003–04 season in which they finished 61–21, earning the best record in the NBA as well as a franchise record.

When was the last time the Pacers made the conference finals? ›

Playing at their pace got the Pacers back into the postseason for the first time since 2020, and now it's got them to the conference finals for the first time since 2014.

How many championships do Indiana Pacers have? ›

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers are among the 10 current NBA teams that are yet to win a championship.

When was the last time the Pacers made it to the Eastern Conference finals? ›

The Pacers are in the conference finals for the first time since 2014. The Pacers have some young players filling key roles, led by 24-year-old star Tyrese Haliburton. But this group does have some important veterans with lots of experience. Myles Turner is in his ninth season.

What teams have never won the NBA Finals? ›

NBA Franchises Without a Title
  • Phoenix Suns. The Suns are one of the most storied franchises to have never won a title. ...
  • Memphis Grizzlies. ...
  • Minnesota Timberwolves. ...
  • Brooklyn Nets. ...
  • Indiana Pacers. ...
  • Charlotte Hornets. ...
  • New Orleans Pelicans. ...
  • Utah Jazz.
May 7, 2024

Why did the Pacers only play 81 games in 2013? ›

The 2012–13 Indiana Pacers season was 46th season of the franchise and 37th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The regular season ended with a 49–32 win–loss record; the team only played 81 games due to a game versus the Boston Celtics being cancelled following the Boston Marathon bombing.

Did the Pacers make the playoffs in 2004? ›

The following teams clinched a playoff berth in the East: Indiana Pacers (61–21) (clinched Central division) Detroit Pistons (54–28) New Jersey Nets (47–35) (clinched Atlantic division)

Who did the Knicks beat in 1972? ›

The 1972–73 New York Knicks season was the 27th season of NBA basketball in New York City. The Knicks captured their second NBA title as they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals, four games to one, which was exactly the same count the Knicks lost to the Lakers a year earlier.

Who did the Pacers draft in 2011? ›

Kawhi Leonard was selected 15th overall by the Indiana Pacers (traded to the San Antonio Spurs). Nikola Vučević was selected 16th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Jimmy Butler was selected 30th overall by the Chicago Bulls. Bojan Bogdanović was selected 31st by the Miami Heat (traded to the New Jersey Nets).

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