The Pacers beat the Knicks at home to take the series to game seven


A decisive Game 7 will determine the winner of the East semifinal series between the Indiana Pacers and the New York Knicks after the Pacers took Game 6 at home 116-103. Thus, all six games so far have been won by the home team, and the Knicks will have home court advantage in the final game.

The game in Indianapolis was tied until midway through the second half, when the Pacers went on a strong run to take the lead and hold on until the end. Five home team players scored 15 or more points, led by Pascal Siakam with 25 points, and the team grabbed 12 more rebounds and dished out 15 more assists than their opponent. Jaylen Brunson led the way for the Knicks, who are without Bojan Bogdanovic, Julius Randle and OJ Anunoby, who scored 31 points while shooting just 42 percent.

Game number 7 will be played in Madison Square Garden on Sunday at 22:30 Bulgarian time. Indiana hasn't reached the East Finals since 2014, while the Knicks are chasing their first Finals appearance in 24 years. /BGNES