Indiana Pacers small forward Paul George (24) about to dunk against the Detroit Pistons during the second half at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana won 98-79.(Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports)
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Roy Hibbert recorded a double-double with
18 points and 11 rebounds on Wednesday, as the Indiana Pacers pounded the
short-handed Detroit Pistons, 98-79, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Tyler Hansbrough and Lance Stephenson also posted double-doubles, with
Hansbrough tallying 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Stephenson adding 12 points
and 11 boards for the Pacers, who have won 12 straight at home.
George Hill added 15 points, David West donated 14 points and Paul George gave
10 points in the triumph, which snapped Indiana's three-game skid.
Greg Monroe paced the Pistons with 18 points and nine rebounds, while Rodney
Stuckey scored 14 points in the setback, Detroit's fourth in its last five
The Pistons were without starting small forward Tayshaun Prince and reserve
forward Austin Daye after both were sent to Memphis as part of a three-team
trade involving the Grizzlies and Toronto, with Detroit acquiring Raptors
starting point guard Jose Calderon.
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