Indiana 114, Atlanta 102

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 8, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #17 Joe Crawford, #52 Pat Fraher
Attendance - 15879

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 26 24 21 31 102
Indiana 33 23 26 32 114

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 44-35 24-16 20-19 L3
Indiana 37-43 24-16 13-27 W2

Recap


Danny Granger scored 28 points and Darren Collison added 16 points and 10 assists as the Indiana Pacers snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Atlanta Hawks with a 114-102 victory Friday night.

Roy Hibbert finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds while Tyler Hansbrough scored 13 for Indiana (37-43), which was coming off a 136-112 victory over Washington on Wednesday that locked up its first playoff spot for the first time since 2004.

Jeff Teague led Atlanta (44-35) with 21 points off the bench and Joe Johnson scored 17 in the Hawks’ first loss to Indiana since Nov. 18, 2008.

The Pacers built a 33-26 lead in the opening quarter. They took their largest advantage at 76-63 on Granger’s 3-pointer with 3:47 left in the third.

Indiana dominated the paint, winning the rebounding battle, 49-36.

The Hawks, who have secured the Eastern Conference’s No. 5 seed, were without forward Josh Smith because of a knee injury as they dropped their third straight.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Indiana
Jeff Teague 21 Scoring Danny Granger 28
Jamal Crawford 3 Assists Darren Collison 10
Zaza Pachulia 11 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 11
Jeff Teague 7 Free Throws Made Danny Granger 8
Kirk Hinrich 2 Steals Darren Collison 2
Hilton Armstrong 1 Blocks Brandon Rush 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 102 47.4 5-13 25-36 11 36 4 6 13
Indiana 114 48.8 4-13 26-33 23 49 2 9 11

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game at home against New York. The Pacers have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Washington . The Hawks have a W/L % of .568 after a win and .543 after a loss.
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