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NBA Game Summary - Washington at Indiana



(Friday, November 29th)

Final Score: Indiana 93, Washington 73

Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Paul George scored 23 points, while Lance Stephenson nearly had his third triple-double of the season with seven points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists as the Indiana Pacers posted a 93-73 drubbing of the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

George Hill and Roy Hibbert added 13 points apiece for Indiana, which remained unbeaten at Bankers Life Fieldhouse with its ninth consecutive win to open the season.

Marcin Gortat tallied 17 points with 10 rebounds for Washington and Trevor Ariza added 14 points in the setback. John Wall scored just eight points on 4- of-14 shooting.

"Really strong effort by our guys," said Indiana head coach Frank Vogel. "Our guys really stepped up holding John Wall to eight points and the team (Washington) to zero fast break points"

Washington grabbed a 12-11 lead with 6:41 left in the first quarter after an Ariza layup. The Wizards did not lead after that.

Indiana ended the final 6:04 of the first quarter on a 17-2 run to double-up the Wizards heading into the second quarter, 28-14.

Washington opened the second stanza on a 20-10 run that pulled the visitors within four, 38-34, with 4:38 remaining until halftime.

However, David West made a jumper with 2:03 left in the frame to extend Indiana's lead to 43-36 before neither team scored in the final two minutes.

Indiana used a 14-6 run to open the third quarter to separate from Washington and take a commanding 57-42 lead following a Hill 3-pointer with 7:19 left in the period.

"I just feel like we weren't as focused as we needed to be," said Ariza. "That's a good team and you can't do that with good teams."

The Wizards trailed 69-56 heading into the fourth quarter, and the Pacers put the game away early in the frame after C.J. Watson drilled a 3-pointer to cap an 11-1 run which gave Indiana a 23-point advantage.

The Pacers led by as many as 25 before Washington closed to the final margin.

Game Notes

Indiana shot 8-of-10 (80 percent) from the free throw line ... The Pacers outrebounded Washington, 49-37 ... The Wizards were limited to a 6-of-18 success rate from beyond the arc ... Indiana opens a five-game road trip with a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday ... Washington returns home for a matchup with Atlanta on Saturday.

11/30 00:22:52 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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