Tyler Hansbrough went off for 30 points and added 3 rebounds leading Indiana to a 119-117 win over New York on Tuesday at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Indiana won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 216.5.
Danny Granger had 26 points for Indiana and Darren Collison chipped in with 24 points. Darren Collison had 9 assists for the Pacers, while Roy Hibbert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
New York got 29 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 21 points from Amar'e Stoudemire. Chauncey Billups contributed 5 assists for the Knicks, while Amar'e Stoudemire had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Indiana were victorious, as the score was 57-54 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 46 boards, while New York only had 41.
Indiana looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.