Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Behind Paul George's nine 3-pointers and
Roy Hibbert's first career triple-double, the Indiana Pacers outlasted the New
Orleans Hornets in overtime, 115-107, on Wednesday.
George was instrumental in the Pacers' fourth quarter comeback, connecting on
three 3-pointers in the final minutes of regulation. He poured in 33 of his
career-high 37 points in the second half and overtime.
Hibbert, who finished with a career-high and franchise record 11 blocks,
hauled in 11 rebounds and scored 10 points in registering his first triple-
double before fouling out in OT for the Pacers, who have won three of their
George Hill and David West each chipped in 16 points in the victory.
The Hornets, who led most of the first half and the fourth quarter, seemed to
run out of gas by overtime in losing their fifth straight contest.
Robin Lopez finished with a double-double, scoring a season-high 21 points and
pulling down 13 boards. Jason Smith added 18 points off the bench and Ryan
Anderson contributed 17 for the Hornets.
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