Eastern Conference Recaps, Jan. 8: Myles Turner’s big game leads the Indiana Pacers past the Charlotte Hornets

Myles Turner took over for the Indiana Pacers in a 116-111 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

He scored 12 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter.

“Myles is in his prime,” said Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle. “He’s playing the best he’s ever played. On the track he was enormous. I coached Jermaine O’Neal here and Jermaine had that. It was uplifting for his teammates.”

Buddy Hield had 21 points while Andrew Nembhard had 19. PJ Washington led the Hornets with 22 points while Terry Rozier had 19.