Boston picked up a much-needed victory on Friday night. The Celtics had fallen to a season-worst three games under .500.
The Boston Celtics ended a four-game losing streak with a 94-75 win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. The Celtics never trailed in the second half after taking a double-digit lead in the second quarter.
Tyler Hansbrough came off the bench to lead Indiana with 19 points. David West was the only other Pacer in double-figures. He finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
With the win, Boston remained 2.5 games behind the Brooklyn Nets, who defeated the Washington Wizards, 115-113, in double-overtime. The Celtics now lead the 76ers by one game, as Philadelphia lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 109-85.
Here's a look at all of the NBA scores from Friday night:
Brooklyn Nets 115 - Washington Wizards 113 2OT
Oklahoma City Thunder 109 - Philadelphia 76ers 85
Boston Celtics 94 - Indiana Pacers 75