Celtics knock off Pacers for third straight win

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 Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots the ball while Indiana Pacers forward Oshae Brissett (12) defends in the second half at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Jan 12, 2022; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) shoots the ball while Indiana Pacers forward Oshae Brissett (12) defends in the second half at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. / Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Jaylen Brown led all scorers with 34 points, Jayson Tatum added 33 and the Boston Celtics completed a home-and-home sweep of the Indiana Pacers with a 119-100 win on Wednesday night in Indianapolis.

Dennis Schroder contributed 23 points for Boston, which earned its third straight win after shooting an impressive 51.3 percent (40-of-78). It marks the Celtics’ first three-game win streak since Nov. 19-22.

The Celtics improved to 6-0 all-time when both Tatum and Brown score at least 30 points.

Myles Turner had 18 points to lead the Pacers. Domantas Sabonis added 17 points, Caris LeVert had 16 and Justin Holiday 13 for Indiana, which took a second straight loss and has dropped eight…

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