Indiana 106, Sacramento 98

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, November 3, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #55 Bill Kennedy, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #44 Eli Roe
Attendance - 18165

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Sacramento 24 18 24 25 7 98
Indiana 18 38 18 17 15 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 0-3 0-0 0-3 L3
Indiana 2-1 1-0 1-1 W1

Recap

Pacers 106, Kings 98 (2OT): George Hill scored four of his 18 points in the second overtime and Paul George had a big game as Indiana outlasted visiting Sacramento.

George collected 16 points, a career-high 17 rebounds, four blocks and two steals and David West piled up 18 points and 18 boards for Indiana, which put six players in double figures and controlled the glass with a 67-47 rebounding advantage.

Hill scored the first two baskets in the second overtime and George buried a 17-foot jumper to make it a 102-96 lead with 32 seconds left. West and Tyler Hansbrough each hit a pair of free throws in the final 14 seconds to seal it.

Indiana took control with a dominant second quarter, putting up 38 points in the frame as Hill found his stroke. Hill scored nine points as the Pacers closed the frame with a 22-6 run over the final 5:24 to take a 56-42 lead into the break.

The Kings tightened things up defensively in the second half and chipped away, cutting it to single digits by the end of the third quarter and finally tying it up on Marcus Thornton’s 3-pointer with 48 seconds left that forced overtime. Thornton’s 3-pointer with 26 seconds left in the first overtime forced another extra period.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Thornton led Sacramento with 26 points off the bench and DeMarcus Cousins collected 21 points and 13 rebounds. … Pacers F Danny Granger (knee) missed his third straight game. … George has 32 rebounds in the last two games and was one of four Indiana players to grab at least eight boards on Saturday.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Indiana
Marcus Thornton 26 Scoring George Hill 18
Tyreke Evans 4 Assists George Hill 5
DeMarcus Cousins 13 Rebounds David West 18
Tyreke Evans 4 Free Throws Made Gerald Green 4
DeMarcus Cousins 4 Steals Paul George 2
Chuck Hayes 3 Blocks Roy Hibbert 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 98 36.3 8-22 16-20 19 47 13 15 16
Indiana 106 39.4 4-22 24-27 16 67 14 10 24

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Pacers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Kings have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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