INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Derrick White helped San Antonio break away early by scoring 16 of his 25 points in the first quarter and leading the Spurs to a 109-94 victory at Indiana.

Jakob Poeltel added 16 points as San Antonio won its second straight to stay in position for the play-in round.

The Pacers were led by Malcolm Brogdon and Caris LeVert who each had 18 points in Indiana’s third straight loss – this one minus three opening-night starters.

White’s scoring flurry allowed San Antonio to take a 36-21 lead after one quarter and the Spurs never let Indiana get closer than nine.


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