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Paul George scores 39 as Pacers sneak past Wizards

Paul George finished with 39 points and added 12 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers pull out the close victory against the Washington Wizards, 95-92. The Conference Semifinals now sit at 3-1.

George finished 12-20 from the field (7-10 from three-point range) and 8-10 from the free throw line, in a solid outing. Other key performers for Indiana were Roy Hibbert with 17 points and nine rebounds, and David West with 14 points and eight assists. Despite the loss, Bradley Beal put up 20 points for Washington on 7-14 shooting (2-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 4-6 from the free throw line. John Wall added 12 points and seven assists and Al Harrington finished with 11 points and six rebounds.

Indiana dominated the foul-shooting battle in Game 4, beating the Wizards 39.7-24.1 in free throw rate.

With a 3-1 series lead and Game 5 at home, Indiana has a great opportunity to eliminate the Washington and win the Conference Finals.


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