The Pacers became the first team since the 2002-03 Dallas Mavericks to open a season 9-0. Indiana have already beaten all four of its Central Division foes and will attempt to stay perfect Saturday night at Chicago.
Paul George scored 10 of his 22 points in the third quarter for Indiana and Lance Stephenson finished with 11 points.
The Miami Heat were 110-104 winners against the Dallas Mavericks as LeBron James scored 39 points, Dwyane Wade had 17 points, eight assists and a career-best eight steals.
The Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 96-80 as Luol Deng had 19 points, Joakim Noah scored 18 and Chicago overcame the absence of Derrick Rose with a hamstring injury.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and added 12 rebounds to lead Portland to a first victory in Boston since 2004 as the Trail Blazers ran out 109-96 victors against the Celtics.
A strong fourth quarter from the Charlotte Bobcats sealed an 86-80 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scoring 16 points.
The Denver Nuggets recorded a third straight win, 117-113 over the Minnesota Timberwolves, as Wilson Chandler scored 19 points, including a big three-pointer and three free throws late in the game.
The Atlanta Hawks were 113-103 winners over the Philadelphia 76ers with Jeff Teague having a career-high 33 points and 10 assists and Al Horford adding 20 points.
The Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns 100-98, the San Antonio Spurs triumphed 91-82 over Utah Jazz, the Memphis Grizzlies were 89-86 winners against the Los Angeles Lakers and the Detroit Pistons beat the Sacramento Kings 97-90.