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McDermott, Turner spark Pacers past struggling Hawks

The Hawks blew a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter as Indiana scored 41 points in the final period and used a 27-7 run to take control of the game.
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Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins (20) lays in a shot as Indiana Pacers forward Doug McDermott (20) defends during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

ATLANTA, Ill. — Doug McDermott scored 26 points, Myles Turner had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers won their second straight game with a 125-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Saturday night. 

The Hawks blew a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter as Indiana scored 41 points in the final period and used a 27-7 run to take control of the game. It marked the first time this season that the Pacers have scored 40 or more points in a quarter. 

Aaron Holiday was the spark with the outcome on the line, scoring 13 of his 18 points in the fourth.

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Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell shoots against the Atlanta Hawks during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)