INDIANAPOLIS – Darren Collison scored 23 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 96-90 victory over the Bulls at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Tuesday, extending Chicago’s losing streak to seven.
The Pacers remain third in the Central Division after clinching their sixth win in the last 10 games, which leaves them with an overall record of 14-10 and 7-4 at home.
Collison, who played 35 minutes, led the attack and, in addition, captured eight rebounds and gave three assists.
Myles Turner scored a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Bojan Bogdanovic got another 14 points.
The Bulls (5-20), who fired coach Fred Hoiberg after the bad start of the season, have lost seven games in a row and nine of their last 10, leaving them last in the Central Division.
Lauri Markkanen was the highest scorer for the Bulls with a double-double of 21 points and 10 rebounds.
Justin Holiday scored 15, while Zach LaVine had 13 points and nine assists.