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NBA: Indiana 95, Philadelphia 85

Dec. 14, 2012 at 9:35 PM   |   Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- George Hill's 3-pointer highlighted a late rush Friday that allowed Indiana to pull away for a 95-85 decision over Philadelphia.

The Pacers won their second in a row to move a game above the .500 mark.

Philadelphia closed within four on Evan Turner's two free throws with 1:43 to play, but Indiana scored the final six points to end the 76ers' comeback hopes. Hill's 3-pointer with 36 seconds to go gave Indiana a nine-point lead.

Paul George hit five 3-pointers and scored 28 points to lead the Pacers. Roy Hibbert contributed 19 points and 14 rebounds while Hill came within one rebound of a triple-double. Hill scored 15 points, claimed nine rebounds and handed out 10 assists.

Turner had 22 points and 10 boards for the 76ers.

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