The Indiana Pacers are now poised to take a 3-1 lead over the Washington Wizards after breaking the 1-1 series tie with a win in Game 3. Roy Hibbert has led the way, averaging 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and .5 assists in the series. The Wizards will have to pick up their play in order to even up the series at home in Game 4.
The Pacers destroyed the Wizards, 85-63, in Game 3. Paul George put in a solid performance in the win, recording 23 points, eight rebounds and four assists. For the Wizards, Trevor Ariza recorded 12 points and added 15 rebounds for his second double-double of the playoffs.