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Pacers defeat Pistons 116-111, snap 6-game home winless skid

Indiana got a streak-snapping win Wednesday night against Detroit.
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Indiana Pacers' Edmond Sumner (5) puts up a shot against Detroit Pistons' Isaiah Stewart (28) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Indianapolis. The Pacers won 116-111. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS — Caris LeVert scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers snapped a six-game home losing streak with a 116-111 victory over the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

LeVert's fourth 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds remaining clinched the victory. It’s the first time LeVert has surpassed 20 points in seven starts with the Pacers since being acquired in a three-team trade. 

The Pacers ended their worst winless stretch at home since losing six in a row in 1985 and now stand 20-23 on the season.

The Pistons have the Eastern Conference’s worst record at 12-31.

Edmond Sumner scored 18 points off the bench and Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 for the Pacers. 

Jerami Grant led the Pistons with 29 points. Saddiq Bey and Wayne Ellington each scored 16.

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