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Tuesday, January 14th (All times Eastern)

Sacramento Kings (13-22) at Indiana Pacers (29-7), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Indiana Pacers don't always need Paul George to light it up every night because they have other options.

George and the Pacers will try to become the first team in the Eastern Conference with 30 wins when they continue a four-game homestand Tuesday versus the Sacramento Kings at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

San Antonio became the first team in the NBA to 30 wins Monday night.

The Pacers opened the homestand with Friday's 93-66 bashing of the Washington Wizards and were led by David West's game-high 20 points. George scored a season-low eight points on just 2-of-14 shooting, but grabbed a game-best 14 rebounds for the Pacers, who had a commanding 61-41 advantage on the glass. George is among the top 10 in scoring with 22.6 points per game.

Indiana also outscored the Wizards 38-18 in the paint

"You want to see a team come out and play as hard as any team you've ever seen on the defensive end, come out and watch our basketball team," Pacers head coach Frank Vogel said.

Indiana shot 44.6 percent (37-of-83) from the floor and 46.2 percent (6-of-13) from beyond the arc. C.J. Watson and Roy Hibbert ended with 16 and 12 points, respectively, while Lance Stephenson posted 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Pacers will also host New York and the Los Angeles Clippers on the stay, have won seven in a row in Indy and own an 18-1 record at home. They are 4-0 against the West at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and first in opponents' scoring at 87.9 points allowed.

Sacramento went 3-2 on a recent homestand and will start a six-game road trip Tuesday against Indiana, Minnesota, Memphis, Oklahoma City, New Orleans and Houston. It is only 4-9 away from Sleep Train Arena this season.

The Kings won their last three games on the homestand and demolished the Cleveland Cavaliers, 124-80, on Sunday. Isaiah Thomas scored a game-high 26 points and is averaging 20.9 ppg in the last 17 games -- all starts. DeMarcus Cousins posted his 10th straight double and had 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Rudy Gay scored 20 points and both Derrick Williams and Jimmer Fredette added 13 for Sacramento, which is riding a season-high winning streak. The Kings had a 50-32 advantage in rebounds and scored 24 points off 15 Cleveland turnovers.

"We've been executing really well on the defensive end," said Kings forward Jason Thompson, who had eight points and a game-high 16 boards.

The Kings recorded season-highs in points (124), 3-pointers (15-of-30), largest lead in a game (46) and largest margin of victory (44). They have scored 100 or more points in 18 of the last 19 games, including the last 12.

Cousins is averaging 24.5 points and 13.5 rebounds during his double-double run, while Gay has shot 60 percent or better from the field in three straight and four of the last five games. Gay is averaging 20.5 ppg since joining the Kings in a trade with Toronto.

Sacramento and Indiana will play the first of two meetings this season and are scheduled to clash again Jan. 24 in California. Indiana swept a two-game series last season and has won four of the past six matchups between the teams.

The Kings and Pacers have split the last six meetings at Indiana. The Pacers lead the all-time series against the Kings, 42-35, including a 31-22 ledger in the Sacramento era.

01/14 10:19:51 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 33 .593 --- 26-15 22-18 32-19 W 2
x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 28-13 16-24 26-25 L 1
New York 36 45 .444 12 18-22 18-23 25-26 W 3
Boston 25 56 .309 23 16-24 9-32 21-30 L 1
Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 10-31 8-32 13-38 W 1
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 55 26 .679 --- 35-6 20-20 37-14 W 1
x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 27-14 21-19 35-16 W 1
Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 18-22 14-27 20-31 L 2
Detroit 29 52 .358 26 17-24 12-28 23-29 L 3
Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 10-30 5-36 12-39 L 2
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 27 .667 --- 32-8 22-19 34-17 L 2
x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 22-19 21-19 32-19 W 3
x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 24-16 18-23 29-22 W 2
x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 24-17 13-27 27-24 L 1
Orlando 23 58 .284 31 19-21 4-37 17-34 L 3
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 --- 33-7 25-16 36-16 L 2
x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 30-10 23-18 30-21 W 4
Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 24-16 16-25 23-28 L 2
Denver 36 45 .444 22 22-18 14-27 20-31 L 1
Utah 24 57 .296 34 16-25 8-32 12-39 L 5
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 24 .704 --- 34-7 23-17 36-15 W 2
x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 27-14 23-17 30-21 W 1
Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 26-15 21-19 27-24 L 3
Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 17-23 11-30 15-36 W 1
LA Lakers 26 55 .321 31 14-27 12-28 14-37 W 1
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 19 .765 --- 32-8 30-11 38-13 L 1
x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 33-8 21-19 31-20 W 2
x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 26-15 23-17 29-22 W 1
x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 26-14 23-18 28-23 W 4
New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 21-19 12-29 14-37 W 1
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
CHI
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
7:05pm Tuesday
PHI 0
ATL 0
7:05pm Tuesday
NYY 0
CHC 0
7:05pm Tuesday
BAL 0
TAM 0
7:08pm Tuesday
DET 0
CLE 0
Final
CIN 7
PIT 5
Final
MIA 11
WAS 2
Final
TEX 5
SEA 0
Final
CWS 2
BOS 1
Final
HOU 2
KAN 4
Final
MIL 1
STL 6
Final
MIN 3
TOR 9
Final
ARI 0
NYM 9
Final
ANA 9
OAK 10
Final
SDP 2
COL 3
Final
SFG 3
LOS 2
12:35pm Today
CIN
PIT
12:35pm Today
BAL
TAM
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
CHC
 
1:10pm Today
MIL
STL
 
3:40pm Today
ARI
NYM
 
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
ATL
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
CHC
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CLE
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
SEA
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
 
Final
BRK 98
NYK 109
Final
LAC 117
DEN 105
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
CHI
 
7:00pm Tonight
ORL
IND
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
ATL
 
8:00pm Tonight
CLE
BRK
 
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
DAL
 
8:00pm Tonight
OKC
DET
 
8:00pm Tonight
NOP
HOU
 
8:00pm Tonight
SAN
LAL
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
PHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NYK
TOR
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
UTA
 
8:00pm Tonight
BOS
WAS
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
 
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
 
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
 
7:00pm Tonight
TAM
MON
7:30pm Tonight
PIT
CLB
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR