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Wednesday, March 5th (All times Eastern)

Indiana Pacers (46-14) at Charlotte Bobcats (27-33), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Indiana Pacers had a five-game winning streak snapped last time out and embark on a three-game road trip, starting Wednesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.

The Pacers lost a heartbreaker Tuesday night, a 98-96 home setback to the Golden State Warriors.

Golden State's Klay Thompson backed down George Hill and drained a turnaround jumper for the lead with 0.6 seconds left. Hill's long attempt for the win clanked off the back iron.

"They were too comfortable and I don't think we stayed the course, in terms of our aggressiveness and our fight," said David West. "They're a jump-shooting team and they got comfortable. Thompson got real comfortable. We had to fight uphill basically the six minutes in the fourth quarter just to steal a win on our home court."

Paul George supplied 26 points, 12 rebounds and four assists, while West added 27 points and seven rebounds for Indiana. Roy Hibbert and Lance Stephenson both chipped in 12.

The Pacers visit the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks following Wednesday's tilt in Charlotte.

The Bobcats had won four in a row until a brutal road trip saw them go 0-3. Charlotte visited the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder before heading to South Beach for a matchup with Southeast Division rivals, the Miami Heat.

The Bobcats enjoyed a front-row seat for one of the best individual performances of the season.

LeBron James set a career-high with 61 points and in the process established four new Heat franchise records. James broke Glen Rice's franchise-record of 56 points set in April of 1995, the team's mark for field goals in a game (22), most points in a quarter (25 in the third) and most points in a second half (37).

"When he gets going, there's nothing nobody can do about it," Charlotte center Al Jefferson said of James.

James' record-setting night spoiled a stellar effort from Jefferson, who scored 38 points and grabbed 19 rebounds for the Bobcats, who haven't beaten the Heat since an 83-78 win in Charlotte on March 9, 2010.

Chris Douglas-Roberts and Anthony Tolliver both chipped in 12 points and Gary Neal and Cody Zeller managed 10 points apiece.

The Bobcats have won four in a row at home, but have lost five in a row against the Pacers. Indiana is 5-1 in its last six at Charlotte.

03/05 10:20:31 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
 
2nd
CLEM 32
NCSU 30
 
Final
DET 15
BAL 2
 
Final
MIA 7
MIAFLA 1
 
Final
PHI 5
NYY 5
 
Final
BOS 2
NEASTERN 1
 
Final
TOR 7
PIT 8
 
Final
CIN 10
CLE 0
 
Final
OAK 9
SFG 4
 
Final
BOS 1
BOSTONCOLL 0
 
Final
ARI 4
ASU 0
 
Final
CLE 110
BOS 79
Final
CHA 104
LAL 103
Final
NYK 86
SAC 124
Final
ATL 104
HOU 96
Final
MEM 82
UTA 93
 
4th
CHI 94
WAS 91
 
Half
DEN 55
MIL 51
 
Final
UMO 70
AKR 63
 
Final
NAVY 56
ARMY 52
 
Final
BST 60
EMICH 67
 
Final
BUT 54
GEOR 60
 
Final
IND 63
IOWA 77
 
Final
FLGC 81
JVU 63
 
Final
USCU 90
KNST 54
 
Final
BGU 80
KSU 81
 
Final
NKENTUCKY 73
LIP 76
 
Final
HC 62
GHND 45
 
Final
RUTG 50
MD 60
 
Final
GT 49
UNC 81
 
Final
BUF 93
OHIO 66
 
Final
ALA 74
MISS 82
Final
DAY 75
RIU 59
Final
CMICH 85
TOL 77
 
Final
DET 77
YOUNG 67
 
Final
UNF 81
STET 67
 
Final
ABCHRIST 83
HOUB 71
 
Final
NDAK 78
NEOM 80
 
Final
NILL 65
WMICH 63
 
Final
ILLCH 60
WRST 57
 
2nd
MIZZ 40
AUB 42
 
Half
UGA 32
KENT 32
 
2nd
NW 37
MICH 44
 
2nd
CLEM 32
NCSU 30
 
2nd
UF 30
TEXAM 26
 
2nd
KU 26
WVU 40
 
Half
CREI 30
VILL 29
 
Final
PHI 2
CAL 3
Final
NJD 3
NAS 1
Final
CLB 3
WAS 5
Final
TAM 3
BUF 0
3rd
FLA 2
TOR 3
 
3rd
MIN 2
OTT 2
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 0
NYI 1
 
2nd
ARI 1
ANA 2
 
1st
VAN 0
SJS 2