Brandon Knight scores 17 points, Suns beat Pacers 116-96
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Brandon Knight scored 17 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Indiana Pacers 116-96 on Friday night.
Jared Dudley added 16 points for the Suns, Alan Williams had 15 points, and Devin Booker and Leandro Barbosa 13 each. The Suns improved to 4-9 with their second road victory.
Myles Turner led the Pacers with 22 points, and Jeff Teague had 21 points and seven assists.
The Pacers rallied to take their first lead with 7:46 left in the third quarter on a Turner's basket. But the Suns pulled ahead again, with Knight scoring 12 points in the period. Phoenix outscored Indiana 27-14 in the fourth.
Pacers All-Star Paul George did not play for the second time in three games. He is battling soreness in his left ankle after turning his ankle in Indiana's overtime loss at Philadelphia on Nov. 11.