Indiana 102, Philadelphia 97

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #11 Derrick Collins, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 18969

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 23 24 23 32 102
Philadelphia 21 21 28 27 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 40-22 21-8 19-14 W6
Philadelphia 31-30 19-14 12-16 L3

Recap


PACERS 102, 76ERS 97: Danny Granger scored 24 points and hit six 3-pointers as visiting Indiana won its sixth straight game.

Roy Hibbert added 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Pacers improved to 10-1 in April and became the fifth team to reach 40 wins.

Andre Iguodala scored 23 points for Philadelphia, which lost its third straight game. The 76ers are 1 1/2 games ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Granger has made 11 3-pointers over the past two games and hit back-to-back long-range shots as part of a 10-1 fourth-quarter run that elevated Indiana into the lead to stay.

Philadelphia led 76-75 after an 11-footer by Lou Williams with 9:47 to play before the surge in which Granger hit two 3-pointers in 43 seconds to make it 85-77 with 6:48 to go.

The 76ers cut their deficit to 90-87 on Iguodala’s hoop with 2:30 remaining but Hibbert scored on a three-point play and George connected on a 3-pointer to make it a nine-point game with 1:37 left.

Thaddeus Young scored 19 points and Williams added 18 for the 76ers, who lost their fourth consecutive home game.

David West tallied 13 points and George Hill had 12 points and seven assists.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana was 13 of 24 from 3-point range. … Philadelphia finishes the regular season with five straight road games. … Hibbert has a career-best five consecutive double-doubles. … The 76ers were 24 of 32 from the free-throw line.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Philadelphia
Danny Granger 24 Scoring Andre Iguodala 23
George Hill 7 Assists Andre Iguodala 6
Roy Hibbert 13 Rebounds Elton Brand 8
Tyler Hansbrough 3 Free Throws Made Louis Williams 7
Paul George 4 Steals Elton Brand 1
David West 2 Blocks Elton Brand 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 102 41.6 13-24 15-18 21 44 6 11 10
Philadelphia 97 44.7 5-14 24-32 19 48 4 3 15

Upcoming Games

  • Philadelphia will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The 76ers have a W/L % of .469 after a win and .552 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Pacers have a W/L % of .641 after a win and .652 after a loss.
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