NBA: Indiana 102, Philadelphia 97

April 17, 2012 at 10:06 PM

PHILADELPHIA, April 17 (UPI) -- Danny Granger's 24 points Tuesday powered the Indiana Pacers to their sixth straight win, a 102-97 victory over struggling Philadelphia.

Roy Hibbert provided 15 points and 13 rebounds for the third-seeded Pacers, who kept up their march toward the playoffs. David West chipped in with 13 points and George Hill added 12.

The 76ers fell for the third straight game. They came into the contest with a two-game lead over Milwaukee in the race for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.

Andre Iguodala led the Sixers with 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

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