Indiana Pacers Rally: Dahntay Jones, AJ Price Take Over In Fourth Quarter

February 11th, 2011 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
If you thought the Pacers were a different team under Frank Vogel, tonight may have been the best example for your argument.

The Pacers were down by seven points entering the fourth quarter, where they would normally fold with Jim O'Brien barking orders. Vogel though, kept going to his bench, looking for the right guys. He found them.

Dahntay Jones and AJ Price led a furious Pacers fourth-quarter rally at Conseco Fieldhouse. The two combined for 27 of the team's 33 points in the period. Jones scored all 19 of his points in the quarter, in a variety of ways.

The Pacers defeated the Timberwolves by a final score of 116-105.

The Pacers won their fifth in a row at home and improved to 23-28 overall, 6-1 under Vogel. Asking the coach the reason for the comeback win tonight was pretty much a rhetorical question. The bench kept them in the game all night long and led the charge in the fourth.

Vogel commented on the bench play after the game: "'The game was clearly won by our bench. Our bench came in and took over the game. A.J. Price got it started with a big lift and Dahntay Jones was red hot. Dahntay stays ready, he’s ...

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