Paul George went off for 28 points and added 6 rebounds leading Indiana over Philadelphia, 95-85, on Friday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Indiana won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 179.5.
Indiana got 19 points from Roy Hibbert and another 15 points from George Hill. George Hill contributed 10 assists, while Roy Hibbert cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 22-point performance from Evan Turner, who was supported by 18 points from Spencer Hawes. Nick Young had 5 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Evan Turner grabbed 10 rebounds.
Indiana trailed at halftime, 44-42.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-36.
Indiana looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.