Indiana Defeats Washington 89-81 - Recap
|Indiana Defeats Washington 89-81 - Recap|
Paul George scored 29 points and added 14 rebounds for a double-double, leading Indiana over Washington, 89-81, on Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Indiana won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 181.5.
Indiana got 18 points from D.J. Augustin and another 13 points from Roy Hibbert. D.J. Augustin contributed 6 assists, while Paul George cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 20-point performance from Jordan Crawford, who was supported by 16 points from Kevin Seraphin. Garrett Temple had 7 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Emeka Okafor grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Pacers hit the break leading 47-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 48 boards, while Washington only had 41.
Indiana looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Wizards will aim to get back on the winning track vs Brooklyn.