Jalen Brunson returned from a first-half injury to spark a second-half comeback for the host New York Knicks, who beat the Indiana Pacers 130-121 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Wednesday.

The second-seeded Knicks lead the sixth-seeded Pacers 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. Game 3 is scheduled for Friday night in Indianapolis.

Brunson missed the final 15:32 of the first half with a right foot injury. The Knicks led 24-17 when Brunson exited, but entered the second half down 73-63.