This time the Boston Celtics got behind by over 20 points and could not come back. The Indiana Pacers beat the Celts 97-91 at Boston Garden.

The Pacers were ahead by as many as 26 points and at halftime they were up 21 points.

But in the third quarter the Celtics roared back, outscoring Indiana 34-17. And, rallied to to grab a brief one point lead late in the game.

The Pacers withstood the comeback thanks to a 35 point night from Victor Oladipo and 17 from Myles Turner.

Kyrie Irving had 21 to lead Boston.

So the 40-17 Celtics host the new-look Cleveland Cavs next, Sunday afternoon at 3pm. Live coverage on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket.