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Indiana Pacers Blowout Denver Nuggets, 144-113

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) – Mike Dunleavy scored 24 of Indiana’s franchise-record 54 third-quarter points, as the Pacers routed the Denver Nuggets, 144-113, at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Dunleavy finished with 31 points and Darren Collison chipped in with 29 points and six assists for Indiana, which made its first 20 shots from the field to start the third and finished the quarter missing only one shot, a three-point attempt by Josh McRoberts in the closing seconds.

Tyler Hansbrough netted 20 points to go with nine boards and Roy Hibbert netted 17 for the Pacers, who were coming off losses against Philadelphia and Milwaukee. Indiana outscored the Nuggets 54-27 in the third.