Indiana 93, Orlando 78

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 30, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #55 Bill Kennedy, #9 Derrick Stafford, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 18165

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 21 23 13 21 78
Indiana 24 18 30 21 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 37-29 21-12 16-17 L1
Indiana 42-24 23-10 19-14 W1

Recap


PACERS 93, MAGIC 78: George Hill scored 11 of his 18 points during a decisive third-quarter stretch as host Indiana evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at 1-1.

David West had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Danny Granger also tallied 18 points and Paul George scored 17 as the Pacers avenged Saturday’s disappointing Game 1 home loss.

Glen Davis had 18 points and 10 rebounds and J.J. Redick added 13 points for Orlando.

Game 3 is Wednesday at Orlando.

Indiana took control with a 21-3 run in the third quarter to turn a three-point deficit into a 15-point advantage.

Granger began the surge with a tying 3-pointer and Hill went 4-for-4 from the field during the six-minute uprising as the Pacers took a 70-55 lead with 2:47 left in the third quarter.

Jameer Nelson scored six straight Orlando points as the Magic meandered within 11 with four minutes left, but Hill hit two free throws and West nailed a short shot to give the Pacers an 87-72 advantage with 3:24 remaining.

Nelson scored 12 points and Ryan Anderson added 11 for Orlando, which shot just 35.5 percent.

Roy Hibbert grabbed 13 rebounds for Indiana, which was 25 of 28 from the free-throw line.

Davis had 14 points and eight rebounds in the first half as the Magic took a 44-42 lead. Indiana led 18-7 midway through the first quarter before Orlando finished the stanza on a 14-6 spurt.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana had a 16-4 rebounding edge in the decisive third quarter. … Orlando guard Jason Richardson sprained his left thumb early in the contest and had just two points on 1-of-5 shooting after knocking down five 3-pointers in the opener. … Pacers center Roy Hibbert blocked two shots to raise his two-game count to 11. … Davis had six of his seven offensive boards in the first half.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Indiana
Glen Davis 18 Scoring Danny Granger 18
Jameer Nelson 3 Assists David West 4
Glen Davis 10 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 13
Glen Davis 8 Free Throws Made David West 8
Ryan Anderson 1 Steals Tyler Hansbrough 3
Hedo Turkoglu 2 Blocks Roy Hibbert 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 78 35.5 8-25 16-19 16 38 4 6 16
Indiana 93 42.9 2-20 25-28 9 46 6 9 13

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Orlando. The Pacers have a W/L % of .619 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Magic have a W/L % of .526 after a win and .607 after a loss.
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