Indiana 100, Charlotte 92

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, December 10, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #54 Derrick Collins, #26 Bob Delaney, #12 Violet Palmer
Attendance - 13128

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 22 28 19 23 92
Indiana 30 27 22 21 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 8-14 5-5 3-9 L1
Indiana 11-10 6-5 5-5 W1

Recap

Brandon Rush provided the touch in the first half and Mike Dunleavy did the damage after intermission as the Indiana Pacers moved back over .500 with a 100-92 victory over the visiting Charlotte Bobcats.
 
Rush drained four 3-pointers in the first half and finished with 16 points, Dunleavy scored 11 of his 15 points after intermission and Indiana (11-10) allowed Charlotte to shoot just 41.4 percent from the floor.
 
Since giving up 122 points in a loss to San Antonio on October 27, the Pacers' defense has held the opposition to an average of 96.1 points and 41.8 percent shooting in the last 20 games.
 
Danny Granger scored 19 points and Roy Hibbert added 13 points, 14 rebounds and six assists for the Pacers, who had lost three of four.
 
Gerald Wallace had 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Bobcats, who dropped to 4-10 against Eastern Conference teams.
 
Indiana shot 9-of-16 from beyond the arc in the first half to take a 57-50 lead. Rush keyed an 11-0 run to end the first quarter with a pair of 3-pointers. 
 
Josh McRoberts and Dunleavy netted seven points apiece in the third as the Pacers took a 79-69 lead into the fourth. Dunleavy stuck a dagger 3-pointer to provide a 91-83 lead with 3:50 left.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Indiana
Gerald Wallace 26 Scoring Danny Granger 18
Stephen Jackson 8 Assists Darren Collison 7
Gerald Wallace 13 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 14
Gerald Wallace 5 Free Throws Made T.J. Ford 3
Stephen Jackson 4 Steals T.J. Ford 3
Nazr Mohammed 5 Blocks Roy Hibbert 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 92 41.4 3-17 17-25 17 52 10 8 16
Indiana 100 44.2 13-31 11-18 25 40 9 9 15

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Pacers have a W/L % of .300 after a win and .727 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game at home against Boston. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .125 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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