Lopez scores 23 to lead Nets past Pacers 120-110

BROOKLYN, NY - MARCH 26: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the layup against the Indiana Pacers on March 26, 2016 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) Brook Lopez scored 23 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 18, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Indiana Pacers 120-110 on Saturday night.

Sergey Karasev added a career-high 17 points for the Nets, who took a 104-102 lead on Bogdanovic's 3-pointer with 5:41 remaining in the game.

Lopez then scored nine consecutive points for Brooklyn before Bogdanovic nailed a contested 3-pointer to put Brooklyn ahead 116-110 with 39 seconds remaining.

Paul George then missed a 3-pointer with 25 seconds remaining, sealing the win for Brooklyn.

George finished with 27 points and Ian Mahinmi added 18 for the Pacers.