The Indiana Pacers blew out the Washington Wizards, 93-66. Indiana (29-7) has now won eight of their last 10 games.
David West scored 20 points on 9-13 shooting. Other key performers for Indiana were Roy Hibbert with 12 points and 6 rebounds, Lance Stephenson with 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Luis Scola with 10 points and 6 rebounds. On 6-18 shooting, including 3-4 from behind the arc, Bradley Beal put up 17 points for Washington in the loss.
The Wizards had a myriad of misses, most of which they were unable to corral (combining an eFG% of 35.2% with an OR% of 13.8). When falling below 45% and 20% in those respective categories, they are winless (0-2) this season. The Pacers, conversely, are undefeated (8-0) when holding the opposition below those marks.
This drops Washington (16-18) to 0-2 versus Indiana on the season.
Coming up, the Pacers square off against the Sacramento Kings, who are 11-22 on the season. The Wizards go up against the Houston Rockets, currently sitting at 23-14 this year.