George Hill’s recent scoring binge had dovetailed with the Indiana Pacers’ losing streak.
The Wizards and the Pacers both wrapped up four games in five days on Saturday night, and had played overtime games three days ago.
You gotta read Marcin Gortat’s reaction to Roy Hibbert attempting (and missing) the game-winning three-point shot in overtime last night.
John Wall had seven of his 31 points in overtime, and the Washington Wizards won their fourth straight and gained a tiny measure of revenge from last season’s playoffs Wednesday night with a 96-94 win over a resilient but even-more-depleted Indiana Pacers.
Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George has undergone successful surgery on his injured right leg and is expected to remain in the hospital for about three days.
The Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 93-80 Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year.
Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, John Wall scored 27 points and the Washington Wizards rode a 39-rebound advantage to a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Pacers’ lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.
Win Tuesday against Washington and the rejuvenated Pacers will make a second straight trip to the Eastern Conference finals.
An All-Star still in search of a spark is the Washington Wizards’ John Wall. Here are three comments from his coach, teammate, and Wall, himself, on his struggles.
Paul George poured in a career playoff-high 39 points and added 12 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers back from a 19-point deficit and past the Washington Wizards 95-92 on Sunday night to move one victory away from returning to the Eastern Conference finals.