Pacers 103, Wizards 101: George Hill scored 14 of his 29 points in a fourth entertain – including a tiebreaking layup with 2.7 seconds left – as visiting Indiana came from behind to snap a six-game losing streak.
Hill also had a game-high 9 assists while C.J. Miles finished with 16 points for a Pacers, who pulled within a half-game of Boston for a eighth and final playoff mark in a Eastern Conference. Solomon Hill scored 13 points and David West chipped in 10 and 11 rebounds for Indiana.
John Wall had 17 of his 34 points in a fourth entertain – including a game-tying 3-pointer in a shutting seconds – to lead Washington, that has mislaid 4 in a quarrel and stays in fifth place in a East. Marcin Gortat combined 16 points on 7-of-10 sharpened for a Wizards, who done 30-of-38 giveaway throws.
Wall had a initial 8 points of a fourth for a Wizards to give a hosts an 84-77 lead, though Hill had 8 points in an 11-2 detonate capped by a layup with 2:28 left to put a Pacers adult by a point. After Miles done dual giveaway throws to give Indiana a 101-98 advantage with 19.2 seconds to go, Wall got giveaway for a 3-pointer with 11.9 ticks remaining, though Hill got to a edge for a wilful basket and Rasual Butler missed a low try during a buzzer.
The Wizards led 20-14 after one entertain and non-stop a 37-24 lead on Kevin Seraphin’s three-point play mid by a second. Indiana stormed behind to lift within a basket on West’s jumper only before a first-half buzzer though Washington was forward 76-70 entering a fourth.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Wizards SG Bradley Beal had 5 points in 11 mins before withdrawal with a sprained right ankle. … The Argentinian National Soccer Team was in attendance. … Pacers C Roy Hibbert was scoreless on 0-of-6 sharpened in 17 minutes.