Indiana 102, New York 95

Date - Sunday, May 5, 2013 3:30 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #8 Marc Davis, #38 Michael Smith
Attendance - 19033

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 22 30 29 21 102
New York 27 19 19 30 95

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 49-32 30-11 19-21 W3
New York 54-28 31-10 23-18 L1

Recap

Pacers 102, Knicks 95: David West scored 20 points and Paul George added 19 as visiting Indiana took Game 1 from New York in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Roy Hibbert collected 14 points, eight rebounds and five blocks and Lance Stephenson had 11 points and 13 boards for the third-seeded Pacers, who took back homecourt advantage in the best-of-seven set. D.J. Augustin came off the bench to score 16 points on 5-of-6 shooting.

Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points on 10-of-28 shooting and Raymond Felton had 18 for the Knicks in a physical battle. The teams combined for 42 personal fouls 

New York trailed 81-65 to start the fourth quarter but Anthony scored six consecutive points as the Knicks chipped away. Anthony’s 3-pointer with 3:13 left cut it to 97-89 and J.R. Smith’s two free throws with 50 seconds to play drew New York within six points before Augustin split a pair of free throws and West grabbed a big offensive rebound to close it out.

The Pacers dominated the middle part of the game, outscoring the Knicks 59-38 in the second and third quarters. Indiana held a 52-46 lead at the half and closed the third with a 19-7 run behind four points apiece from West, Hibbert and Stephenson.

GAME NOTEBOOK: George and Knicks C Tyson Chandler both fouled out late while Hibbert and Anthony each played the final minutes with five fouls. … Indiana dominated the glass 44-30 and outscored New York in the paint 46-32. … Knicks F Steve Novak (back) missed his second straight game and is questionable for Game 2.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   New York
David West 20 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 27
George Hill 6 Assists Pablo Prigioni 6
Lance Stephenson 13 Rebounds Carmelo Anthony 11
Paul George 7 Free Throws Made J.R. Smith 7
Lance Stephenson 3 Steals Carmelo Anthony 1
Roy Hibbert 5 Blocks Tyson Chandler 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 102 48.7 8-23 20-26 21 44 8 3 16
New York 95 43.2 7-19 18-23 15 30 4 4 10

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Knicks have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .643 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against New York . The Pacers have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .656 after a loss.