Indiana Defeats New Orleans 99-82 - Recap
|Indiana Defeats New Orleans 99-82 - Recap|
Paul George scored 24 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Indiana on Saturday, leading the Pacers to a 99-82 victory over New Orleans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Pacers were a 12-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 191.5.
Lance Stephenson had 19 points for Indiana and Danny Granger chipped in with 13 points. David West had 5 assists for the Pacers, while Paul George was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Orleans got 21 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 17 points from Alexis Ajinca. Jrue Holiday contributed 7 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis had 8 rebounds.
The Pacers hit the break trailing 49-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 45 boards, while New Orleans only had 33.
Next game, Indiana takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Miami.