After the Pacers pulled ahead by as many as 17 points in the third quarter, the Lakers battled back with a 12-0 run to close within five, heading into the final period.
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Bryant wasn't able to convert again. Forward Julius Randle hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to end the scoring for the night, finishing with 15 points and 19 rebounds.
Both teams struggled to score. The Pacers hit 39.7% from the field, 14.8% from three-point range (4-27) and 69.7% from the line (23-33). The Lakers hit 31.2%, 22.9% (8-35) and 80.8% (21-26), respectively.
Bryant led the Lakers with 19 points.
George led all scorers with 21 points.
Former Pacers center Roy Hibbert sat out for the Lakers with an ankle sprain. Robert Sacre started in his place, but spent much of the first half in foul trouble -- as did fellow starter Clarkson. Both Brandon Bass and Clarkson fouled out in the final minute of the game.
The Lakers (11-43) play next on Wednesday, visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers (37-14). The Pacers (28-24) host the