Indiana got 32 points from Danny Granger en route to a 93-88 victory over New Jersey on Thursday at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Indiana did not, however, defeat the Nets against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 195.5.
Indiana got 16 points from David West and another 13 points from Roy Hibbert. Paul George contributed 5 assists, while Roy Hibbert cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Nets got a 29-point performance from Deron Williams, who was supported by 24 points from Kris Humphries. Deron Williams had 4 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Kris Humphries grabbed 10 rebounds.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-39.
Indiana looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bobcats. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.