George, Pacers roll past Magic

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Updated: March 19, 2013

Paul George scored 19 points and led the
Indiana Pacers to a 95-73 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday.

Tyler Hansbrough recorded a double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds, and
George Hill also scored 14 points and grabbed seven boards for the Pacers, who
came into the game off a 111-90 win at Cleveland on Monday. Gerald Green had
15 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

Moe Harkless and Arron Afflalo scored 10 points apiece for the Magic, who have
lost four straight and 14 of their last 17 games. Nikola Vucevic had nine
points and 11 rebounds.

The Magic had a 12-7 with 5:07 left in the first quarter, but the Pacers went
on 12-0 run through the remainder of the period and maintained the lead for
the rest of the game.

Entering the second quarter, Indiana led 19-12.

The Pacers pulled away even further, outscoring the Magic 23-17 in the second,
which included a 7-0 spurt midway in the period, and went into halftime with a
42-29 advantage.

In the third, Orlando got within eight, 44-36, with just under nine minutes to
go, but it was the closest the Magic would reach.

Indiana had a 67-55 lead entering the fourth.

By then, both sides allowed their benches playing time. Green scored 10 points
in the period, including the final score of the game, and Indiana outscored
Orlando, 26-18, to take the win.

Game Notes

Orlando shot 20 percent (3-of-15) from behind the arc … George scored 12
points in the first half … Indiana won the season series against Orlando for
the first time since the 2005-06 season … The all-time head-to-head record
is tied at 44-44.