INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Jamaal Tinsley had 20 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-95 on Friday night.

Tinsley scored all but two of his points in the second half. Stephen Jackson added 25 points and Al Harrington had 16 for the Pacers.

Portland’s Zach Randolph had 29 points and four rebounds before fouling out with 15 seconds left. Juan Dixon added 17 points.

Indiana forward Jermaine O’Neal missed the game because of a sore left hamstring. He leads the Pacers with 17.8 points and 9.9 rebounds per game and ranks second in the NBA at 3.1 blocked shots.

The Pacers trailed 53-42 at halftime but outscored the Trail Blazers 35-14 in the third quarter to take a 77-67 lead into the fourth.

Portland lost for the seventh time in eight games.


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