The Indiana Pacers had a strong shooting performance from the field in this one, going 39-79 (49.4%), in a 108-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Indiana (41-12) has now won seven of their last 10 games.
Paul George had another strong game, putting up 26 points on 8-18 shooting from the field (4-8 from behind the arc) and 6-6 from the free throw line. Other top contributors for Indiana included David West with 17 points and 6 rebounds, and Lance Stephenson with 13 points and 7 assists. On 7-10 shooting, including 5-7 from behind the arc, Kyle Korver scored 19 points for Atlanta in the loss. Shelvin Mack chipped in 11 points and 8 assists.
Atlanta (25-27) has now lost six straight contests.
Coming up, the Pacers battle the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 25-28 on the season. The Hawks match up with the Washington Wizards, currently sitting at 25-28 this year. The Pacers are 1-0 versus Minnesota this season. The Hawks are 1-1 versus Washington this season.