Pacers move back above Miami: NBA Standings, Scores, Records – April 9

MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — The Indiana Pacers moved ahead of the Miami Heat in the Western Conference Standings, following their win on Wednesday night.

MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — The Indiana Pacers moved ahead of the Miami Heat in the Western Conference Standings, following their win on Wednesday night.

The Pacers (54-25) moved 1/2 game above the Heat after they secured a close 104-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Indiana rested all five of its starters in this contest.

Two-time defending champions Miami (53-25) fell to second in the West standings, following a 107-102 defeat at home to the Memphis Grizzlies, also on Wednesday night.

Miami and Indiana meet on Friday night as the battle for the Western Conference top spot continues.

Toronto Raptors (46-32), who face the New York (33-45) at the Air Canada Centre on Friday night, continued their impressive showing this season with a 125-114 victory over the struggling Philadelphia 76ers in another East clash.

Atlanta Hawks (35-43) went two games ahead of the Knicks for the last play off place from the Eastern Conference after beating the Boston Celtics, 105-97.

The San Antonio Spurs (60-18) continue to lead the Western Conference Standings, three games ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder (57-21), who beat the Los Angeles Clippers (55-24), 107-101 on Wednesday night to stay second.

NBA Scores and Records

Oklahoma City Thunder 107 (57-21) – Los Angeles Clippers 101 (55-23)
Indiana Pacers 104 (54-25) – Milwaukee Bucks 102 (14-64)
Memphis Grizzlies 107 (46-32) – Miami Heat 102 (53-25)
Denver Nuggets 123 (34-44) – Houston Rockets 116 (52-26)
Portland Trail Blazers 100 (51-28) – Sacramento Kings 99 (27-52)
Phoenix Suns 94 (47-31) – New Orleans Pelicans 88 (32-46)
Chicago Bulls 102 (46-32) – Minnesota Timberwolves 87 (39-39)
Toronto Raptors 125 (46-32) – Philadelphia 76ers 114 (17-61)
Orlando Magic 115 (23-55) – Brooklyn Nets 111 (43-35)
Charlotte Bobcats 94 (40-38) – Washington Wizards 88 (40-38) OVERTIME
Atlanta Hawks 105 (35-43) – Boston Celtics 97 (23-55)
Cleveland Cavaliers 122 (32-47) – Detroit Pistons 100 (29-50)

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