INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo had 23 points and nine assists in three quarters in his return from a right knee injury to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Chicago Bulls 125-86 on Saturday night.
Oladipo also had six rebounds and five steals to help the Pacers end a five-game losing streak. He missed the previous four games.
Indiana had a 6-2 run that ended with a technical free throw by Darren Collison and a basket by Sabonis to take a 31-19 lead with 2:43 remaining in the first period. They went on a 14-0 run in the second quarter to go ahead 48-28.
Thaddeus Young scored on a turnaround hookshot to give the Pacers a 64-37 halftime lead.
Indiana led by as much as 41 points when Leaf dunked to make it 116-75 with 5:30 left to play.