Indiana looked slow against the Nets on Saturday as they lost 101-81 to the Brooklyn Nets in their first Orlando Summer League. The Pacers were outscored 56-27 in the first half, putting Indiana behind the 8-ball. Despite outscoring the Nets in the second half, the Pacers still found themselves on the losing end of the scoreboard by a margin of 20 points.
The positives for Indiana were Donald Sloan leading the Pacers with 21 points, though he shot 6-of-15 from the field. However he did manage to make it to the foul line 11 times where he made nine of his attempts.
The “We must have one Indiana kid on our roster!” and former Indiana State player Jake Odum put up 10 points for the Pacers in his 16 minutes of play. Odum knocked down a pair of 3-pointers.
The Pacers shot poorly as a team at 37.3% while the Nets hit nearly half of their shots.
Indiana will play the Boston Celtics on Monday at 3 p.m.