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Brissett helps Pacers pull away from Heat in overtime

Oshae Brissett scored 18 points, including the go-ahead inside basket in overtime, as the Indiana Pacers outlasted the Miami Heat.
Credit: AP/Doug McSchooler
Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) defends as Indiana Pacers guard Chris Duarte (3) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

INDIANAPOLIS — Oshae Brissett scored 18 points, including the go-ahead inside basket in overtime, as the Indiana Pacers outlasted the Miami Heat 102-91 in overtime on Saturday. 

The teams traded baskets to start overtime, then Brissett scored off an offensive rebound to provide a 90-88 lead and start a 9-0 run. 

Rookie guard Chris Duarte led the Pacers with 19 points. Point guard Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points and 15 assists. 

The Pacers bounced back after opening the season with a pair of one-point road losses including in overtime at Washington on Thursday. 

Tyler Herro led all scorers with 30 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Pacers return to action on Monday, Oct. 25, hosting the Milwaukee Bucks at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

    

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