Pacers lose 21-point lead and fail to execute late in Charlotte, spoiling Mathurin's return
The Pacers shot 1 for 14 and were outscored 19-4 over the final six minutes in a loss in Charlotte, 115-109. Mathurin was back after missing the last four games.
The Pacers had their way with the Charlotte Hornets for the first 17 minutes Monday night. They had a 21-point lead early in the second quarter off an Isaiah Jackson tip-in dunk, then they slowly unraveled.
The lead was sliced to eight points …