NBA: Indiana 115, New Orleans 107 (OT)

Nov. 21, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Paul George and George Hill hit 3-pointers in a 10-point run to start overtime Wednesday, launching Indiana to a 115-107 win over New Orleans.

George hit nine 3-pointers overall and Roy Hibbert contributed his first career triple-double in the Pacers' second straight victory. New Orleans has lost five in a row

The Hornets tied it with 22 seconds to go in regulation on a jump shot by Al-Farouq Aminu, but they could not gain any momentum in the extra period.

George hit a 3-pointer 14 seconds into overtime and Hill made another to give the Pacers a 103-97 lead.

George hit three 3-pointers down the stretch of regulation and he scored 33 of his career-best 37 points in the second half and overtime.

Hibbert blocked 11 shots, a franchise record, grabbed 11 rebounds and scored 10 points. Hill and Davis West both had 16 points for the Pacers.

Robin Lopez scored a season-best 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for New Orleans.

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