Indiana’s Domantas Sabonis makes a pass against Philadelphia’s George Hill in the second half Tuesday night at Indianapolis. Darron Cummings/Associated Press

 

INDIANAPOLIS — Domantas Sabonis had his ninth triple-double of the season and Caris LeVert added 24 points to help Indiana rally past Philadelphia 103-94 on Tuesday night, ending the 76ers’ eight-game winning streak.

Sabonis finished with 16 points, 13 rebounds and 15 assists as Indiana won for the third time in four games and clinched a spot in the play-in round.

Philadelphia’s season-long winning streak was snapped and it prevented the 76ers from clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time since 2000-01. A win or losses by the Milwaukee Bucks or Brooklyn Nets would have wrapped it up.

Instead, Tobias Harris scored 27 points and Ben Simmons finished with 23 as Joel Embiid sat out with a non-COVID-19 related illness.

Indiana trailed most of the first three quarters but rallied to take a 75-72 lead late in the third. After Philadelphia answered with an 8-0 run, the Pacers fought back to take a 94-92 lead with 3:49 left in the game and Indiana never trailed again.

NUGGETS 117, HORNETS 112: Michael Porter Jr. and Nikola Jokic each scored 30 points, and Denver held off host Charlotte to snap a two-game slide.

Jokic had 11 rebounds and six assists. Porter knocked down six 3-pointers as the Nuggets withstood a furious late rally led by Devonte Graham, who scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, including five 3-pointers.

GRIZZLIES 133, MAVERICKS 104: Ja Morant had 24 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as Memphis used a third-quarter burst to beat visiting Dallas.

Dillon Brooks added 22 points and John Konchar had a season-high 18 for the Grizzlies. Kyle Anderson scored 15 points, including 10 in the key third quarter.

NETS 115, BULLS 107: Kevin Durant had 21 points and eight assists, and Brooklyn won at Chicago despite Zach LaVine’s 41 points.

Joe Harris added 17 points and Bruce Brown had 15 as Brooklyn won its second straight after a four-game slide.

Brooklyn lost guard Kyrie Irving to an apparent facial injury early in the second half.

CLIPPERS 115, RAPTORS 96: Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points, Paul George added 16 and visiting Los Angeles led all the way in a win over Toronto.

Terance Mann also scored 20 points and Ivica Zubac had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers.

TIMBERWOLVES 119, PISTONS 100: Karl-Anthony Towns scored 28 points and Anthony Edwards added 22 as visiting Minnesota beat undermanned Detroit in a game with significant lottery implications.

Minnesota’s second straight win was its 22nd in 69 games, while the Pistons dropped to 20-50. The Houston Rockets (16-53) are the only team with fewer wins than Detroit.

Ricky Rubio added 19 points for Minnesota and DeAngelo Russell had 15 points and 10 assists.

Saddiq Bey scored 21 points and Saben Lee added 20 for Detroit, which lost for the 10th time in 12 games.

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