Indiana 96, Atlanta 84

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #25 Tony Brothers, #19 James Capers, #72 Kevin Cutler
Attendance - 10334

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 20 30 9 25 84
Indiana 28 25 27 16 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 7-4 3-1 4-3 L1
Indiana 7-3 4-0 3-3 W1

Recap


Danny Granger scored a season-high 24 points as the Indiana Pacers dominated the second half en route to a 96-84 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday.

Roy Hibbert, David West and Lance Stephenson added 12 points apiece for the Pacers, who bounced back from a loss at Philadelphia on Monday.

Granger, who missed Monday’s game with food poisoning, entered Wednesday shooting 30.7 percent and averaging 14.9 points. The veteran swingman had little trouble against the Hawks, shooting 9 of 16 from the floor including 3 of 5 from beyond the arc.

Indiana led, 53-50, at the half but really locked down on defense in the third quarter, outscoring Atlanta 27-9 in the frame. Granger hit a pair of 3-pointers during a 14-2 burst to open the third and finished with 10 points in the frame.

To add a dagger at the end of the frame, center Jeff Foster launched a 27-foot shot as the clock hit zero, banging it through for his seventh career 3-pointer.

The Pacers led 80-59 after Foster’s 3-pointer and rested the starters in the fourth quarter.

Josh Smith scored 16 points for Atlanta, which shot 12 of 41 (29 percent) in the second half.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Indiana
Josh Smith 16 Scoring Danny Granger 24
Joe Johnson 3 Assists Darren Collison 6
Zaza Pachulia 7 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 11
Zaza Pachulia 5 Free Throws Made Danny Granger 3
Ivan Johnson 2 Steals Tyler Hansbrough 2
Ivan Johnson 1 Blocks Roy Hibbert 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 84 37.5 5-13 19-27 14 45 3 9 18
Indiana 96 45.9 6-14 12-16 25 43 10 13 16

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Pacers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Hawks have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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