January 7, , the Pacers played against the Trail Blazers at home.
The Blazers took the lead first, the Pacers scored a 23-9 lead at the beginning of the second quarter, and the Blazers took the lead again with a 17-5 attack wave at the end of the quarter.
The scores of the two teams were tight in the second half. At the critical moment, the Pacers played a wave of 9-0 to seal the victory.
In the end, the Pacers beat the Trail Blazers 108-99.
For the Pacers, Maturin had 19 points, Turner had 17 points and 8 rebounds, and Halliburton had 15 points and 12 assists.
For the Blazers, Lillard had 19 points and 8 assists, Simmons had 20 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists, and Nurkic had 14 points, 19 rebounds and 4 assists.