By Scott Agness

Facing a team with a losing record for the seventh straight game, the Pacers knew they’d have some elements to overcome with the Utah Jazz in town. First, the Pacers didn’t land in Indy after a game in Boston until nearly 3 a.m. this morning. On top of that, they’ve become a team others are motivated to play against in hopes of stealing a win.

With 3.2 seconds remaining, after two made free throws from Lance Stephenson to put the Pacers ahead by three, the Jazz got the ball to Gordon Hayward. He took a couple dribbles, then got off a great look from 26-feet on the right side but it didn’t drop.

Indiana (46-13) survived, 94-91, capturing their fifth straight win Sunday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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