Chicago 101, Indiana 111

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, February 4, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #29 Mark Lindsay, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 18165

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Chicago 29 25 22 25 101
Indiana 28 32 27 24 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Chicago 29-19 15-11 14-8 L1
Indiana 29-19 19-3 10-16 W3

Recap

Pacers 111, Bulls 101: David West scored 29 points and George Hill added 22 as host Indiana beat Chicago to move into a first-place tie with the Bulls in the Central Division.

Paul George had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Lance Stephenson added 15 points for the Pacers, who won their 14th consecutive home contest.

Marco Belinelli scored 24 points, Nate Robinson had 19 points and nine assists and Luol Deng scored 13 points for the Bulls, who were missing center Joakim Noah (foot) and guard Kirk Hinrich (elbow) for the third straight game.

The Pacers scored nine straight points early in the third quarter to take a 73-63 lead. The advantage was 11 points entering the final quarter before Chicago rallied to get within 92-88 on a 20-footer by Belinelli with 6:59 to play. George’s 3-pointer with 1:17 to play made it a seven-point game to start a 7-0 surge that ended Chicago’s last charge.

Indiana shot 66.7 percent from the field in the first half en route to a 60-54 lead. West had 16 points and Hill added 13.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The contest was a make-up from a postponement on Dec. 26 due to inclement weather. … Bulls F Carlos Boozer had 10 points in his return from a three-game absence due to a hamstring injury. … The Pacers are 19-3 at home.

Top Game Performances

Chicago   Indiana
Marco Belinelli 24 Scoring David West 29
Nate Robinson 9 Assists George Hill 6
Taj Gibson 11 Rebounds Paul George 11
Marco Belinelli 5 Free Throws Made Paul George 7
Jimmy Butler 3 Steals Paul George 2
Taj Gibson 5 Blocks David West 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Chicago 101 44.3 4-16 19-22 18 35 6 7 10
Indiana 111 52.7 6-14 27-34 23 47 8 6 16

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Pacers have a W/L % of .536 after a win and .700 after a loss.
  • Chicago will play their next game on the road against Denver . The Bulls have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .833 after a loss.