Kyrie Irving notched up 37 points while Jayson Tatum scored 10 of his 26 points in the final frame, including a game-sealing dunk with 8.8 seconds to go.
Boston went on a 10-0 run in the final five minutes and outscored the Pacers 31-12 in the fourth quarter to take a 2-0 lead in the play-off series.
Despite trailing by a point at half-time, the Bucks regained the momentum and outscored Detroit 62-40 in the second half.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 26 points and 16 rebounds as the side extended their series lead to 2-0.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 18, 2019
The MVP candidate finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, handing the Rockets a 2-0 series lead.