The Indiana Pacers have relied on stingy defense all season long. That defense has recently let them down, however, as they've matched a season worst with three straight losses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Dwight Howard scored 24 points, Kobe Bryant had 14 points and 11 assists in another pass-first performance, and the Los Angeles Lakers hung on to beat the New Orleans Hornets 111
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Brandon Jennings scored 20 of his 30 points in the third quarter, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
DETROIT (AP) Valtteri Filppula scored two goals - both off nifty passes from Pavel Datsyuk - and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Tuesday night.