The Indiana Pacers started the second half with a 15-6 run en route to a 71-64 lead over the Toronto Raptors after the third quarter in Game 6.

The Raptors continue to be plagued by turnovers committing 11 after three quarters.  

After trailing by four at half time, the Pacers outscored the Raptors 7-2 in the first two minutes of the third quarter to take their first lead of the game 47-46. The Pacers expanded their lead to 63-55 with 4:15 remaining in the quarter, their largest lead of the game.  

Indiana’s Paul George has averaged 28.8 points after the first five games this series. He managed to score his first field goal of the game with just over a minute remaining in the second quarter.

Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan scored a team-high 34 points in Game 5 but only managed four points in the first half of Game 6. 

The Raptors led the Pacers 44-40 after the first half. 

Toronto leads the series 3-2 and can advance to the second round for the first time since 2001 with a win against Indiana.