Indiana 88, Detroit 77

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 15, 2012 7:30 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #44 Eli Roe, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 13235

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 26 16 21 25 88
Detroit 22 16 22 17 77

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 13-11 7-3 6-8 W3
Detroit 7-19 5-7 2-12 L4

Recap

Pacers 88, Pistons 77: David West scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as visiting Indiana pulled away from Detroit.

George Hill added 18 points and Paul George collected 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists for the Pacers, who have won three straight.

Greg Monroe recorded 18 points and eight rebounds and Rodney Stuckey scored 15 off the bench as the Pistons dropped their fourth game in a row.

Detroit pulled to within 68-66 on Kyle Singler’s jumper with 8:59 left but went the next 6:04 without a point as Indiana pulled away. Hill buried a 3-pointer during an 11-0 burst and assisted on West’s jumper that capped the run.

West added eight more points in the final 2:36 to put the game away.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The teams combined to shoot 10 of 37 from 3-point range (27 percent). … Indiana has not let a team reach 90 points in any of the last three games. … Pacers G Lance Stephenson (ankle) sat out for the second straight game. Gerald Green started in Stephenson’s spot and scored nine points on 3-of-9 shooting.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Detroit
David West 23 Scoring Greg Monroe 18
Paul George 8 Assists Rodney Stuckey 7
Paul George 8 Rebounds Andre Drummond 9
George Hill 6 Free Throws Made Corey Maggette 4
Paul George 4 Steals Jason Maxiell 2
Roy Hibbert 4 Blocks Andre Drummond 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 88 48.6 7-24 11-16 25 42 9 8 14
Detroit 77 38.6 3-13 10-15 18 41 4 5 10

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against L.A. Clippers. The Pistons have a W/L % of .125 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Pacers have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .667 after a loss.