The Indiana Pacers overcame a slow start and the absence of leading scorer Paul George to get past the Charlotte Bobcats over the weekend.
With George having returned, the Pacers are hoping another matchup against the lowly Bobcats will help them end a three-game road losing streak Tuesday night.
Indiana (23-15) earned its 10th straight home win Saturday, 96-88 over Charlotte, but missed its first 10 shots in that game and had to overcome the loss of George to an illness.
David West helped make up for his absence by recording his first career triple-double: 14 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Pacers, though, once again couldn't keep their momentum going after sweeping a four-game homestand and fell 97-86 at Brooklyn the next day. Indiana led by six after three quarters but was outscored 28-11 in the final period.
The Pacers had won seven of 10 away from home before their current road skid.
"We stopped executing and we lost our composure," said West, who ha...