Nets Tripped Up By Pacers
Paul George scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Indiana Pacers in a 106-99 win over the New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.
Danny Granger had 21 points and seven rebounds and Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Pacers, who went on a 12-0 run midway through the third quarter and eventually led by as much as 18 in the fourth.
George, who shot 8 of 11 in this one, scored 21 points to lead the Pacers to a 108-94 win against the Nets on Jan. 2.
Deron Williams scored 34 points for the Nets, who have lost two straight overall and nine straight against the Pacers.
The Nets turned the ball over three times and missed three shots in the run and shot just 40 percent overall in the third.
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