Published : 2014-01-05 19:06
Updated : 2014-01-05 19:06
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ― Paul George scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead four Pacers in double figures and Indiana rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit for a 99-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
Lance Stephenson scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Danny Granger came off the bench to score 13 and George Hill added 10 for Indiana.
Former Indiana University star Eric Gordon finished with 21 points for the Pelicans after scoring 17 in the first half.
Alexis Ajinca scored 17 points, reserve Tyreke Evans added 12 and Anthony Davis 10 for New Orleans.
New Orleans’ shooting forward Ryan Anderson remained in a Boston hospital after sustaining a cervical stinger when he collided with the Celtics’ Gerald Wallace and fell hard to the floor Friday night.
Five different Pacers scored as Indiana went on a 14-0 run over a 4:12 span of the third quarter. The Pelicans, meanwhile, missed seven straight field goals.