MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 24 points and Aaron Nesmith hit six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points as the Indiana Pacers rallied late to beat the Central Division- and Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks 139-123.
With Nesmith leading the way, Indiana (32-38) shot 20-of-41 from 3-point distance, including 11-of-14 in the second half, and shot 56.5% overall.
Meanwhile, Milwaukee (50-20) shot 52.8%, but went 11-of-32 from beyond the arc, while giving up 13 points off 12 turnovers.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 25 points. Jrue Holiday added 19 points and Khris Middleton finished with 16 points for Milwaukee.
The Pacers, who were playing without injured leading scorer and All-Star point guard Tyrese Haliburton (ankle), had seven players score in double-figures. Buddy Hield scored 20 points and T.J. McConnell had 19.