Indiana 96, Charlotte 88

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 12, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #22 Bill Spooner, #60 James Williams
Attendance - 13656

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 24 21 20 23 88
Indiana 23 20 26 27 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 9-27 5-14 4-13 L3
Indiana 23-14 15-3 8-11 W4

Recap


Pacers 96, Bobcats 88: David West registered a triple-double and George Hill scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures as Indiana extended its home winning streak to 10 games.

Former Bobcat D.J. Augustin had 18 points and West finished with 14, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for the Central Division-leading Pacers, who have won four in a row and 13 of their last 16.

Ben Gordon had 13 of his 21 points during the first half for the Bobcats, who have dropped 10 of their last 11 meetings with Indiana.

With leading scorer Paul George sitting out with the flu, the Pacers overcame a sluggish first half to erase a 56-51 deficit with a 13-0 run. West had a pair of jumpers and a layup to highlight the surge.

Charlotte trimmed the deficit to two on two occasions during the fourth quarter - with the latter one coming with 6:45 to play. Hill answered by draining a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to cap an 11-3 burst as Indiana claimed an 87-78 advantage.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Pacers last won 10 straight at home during their 14-game streak in the 2002-03 season. ... Indiana had its struggles from the field during the first half (17-of-51, 33.3 percent), but shot 8-for-15 (53.3 percent) from 3-point range before halftime. ... The Pacers held a 48-38 advantage in rebounding.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Indiana
Ben Gordon 21 Scoring George Hill 19
Ramon Sessions 6 Assists David West 10
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 8 Rebounds David West 12
Kemba Walker 5 Free Throws Made D.J. Augustin 4
Kemba Walker 3 Steals Lance Stephenson 4
Kemba Walker 3 Blocks Ian Mahinmi 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 88 46.2 3-7 13-16 20 38 7 5 14
Indiana 96 42.7 11-28 9-12 24 48 6 11 14

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Brooklyn. The Pacers have a W/L % of .545 after a win and .733 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .222 after a loss.