Indiana 104, Utah 84

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #27 Dick Bavetta, #19 James Capers
Attendance - 13559

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 23 8 20 33 84
Indiana 31 22 23 28 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 14-13 9-2 5-11 L1
Indiana 14-12 8-3 6-9 W1

Recap


Pacers 104, Jazz 84:
Paul George had 20 points and 11 rebounds and George Hill also scored 20 points as host Indiana routed road-challenged Utah.

Gerald Green scored 14 of his 21 points in the final quarter as the Pacers ended a 12-game stretch of failing to reach 100 points. David West tallied 13 points and Roy Hibbert chipped in 12 as Indiana won for the fourth time in five games.

Derrick Favors scored 16 points off the bench and the starting lineup combined for just 35 for the Jazz. Utah tallied just eight second-quarter points and trailed 53-31 at halftime en route to dropping to 5-11 on the road.

The Pacers took control by outscoring the Jazz 41-17 over the final 18 minutes of the first half. The lead reached 30 for the first time on Hill’s basket midway through the third quarter.

Green was 4-of-6 from 3-point range and Indiana was 9-of-16 overall en route to just its fourth 100-point outing of the campaign. Utah was just 2-of-15 from 3-point range and shot 37.2 percent overall.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana outscored Utah 28-2 in the paint in the first half and finished with a 52-28 edge. … Hill has scored 15 or more points in eight consecutive outings. … Jazz C Al Jefferson had just four points on 1-of-8 shooting.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Indiana
Derrick Favors 16 Scoring Gerald Green 21
Earl Watson 4 Assists George Hill 5
Derrick Favors 9 Rebounds Paul George 11
Enes Kanter 5 Free Throws Made Gerald Green 3
DeMarre Carroll 1 Steals Ian Mahinmi 2
Derrick Favors 3 Blocks Paul George 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 84 37.2 2-15 18-25 19 48 6 4 18
Indiana 104 51.2 9-16 13-18 21 37 8 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Pacers have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .692 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game on the road against Miami . The Jazz have a W/L % of .533 after a win and .500 after a loss.