Chris Copeland Hits Game-Winner to Lift Indiana Pacers over Milwaukee Bucks

Sean HojnackiFeatured ColumnistApril 9, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 16:  Chris Copeland #22 of the Indiana Pacers shoots a foul shot against the New York Knicks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 14, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
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With the Indiana Pacers near the top of the East, Wednesday's visit to the cellar-dwelling Milwaukee Bucks should have been easy. However, the scuffling Pacers rested all five starters and required late-game heroics from Chris Copeland to exalt the bench mob to a 104-102 victory. 

Copeland still did not start, but he scored 18 points in 17 minutes and knocked down four three-pointers. His tough driving layup beat Ramon Sessions to the cup and kept Indy within a sniff of first place.

(h/t Beyond the Buzzer)