A melee involving several players resulted in Stephen Curry being thrown to the ground and Roy Hibbert getting ejected as the Indiana Pacers defeated the Golden State Warriors, 108-97, Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
When the dust settled, Paul George, George Hill and David West accounted for nearly 75 percent of the Pacers' offense, with the reserves only needing to score 14 points in the Indy win. David West led the way for Indiana (36-21) with 28 points on an efficient 12-of-18 from the field and added seven rebounds. George notched a 21-point, 11-rebound double-double to help maintain the Pacers' Central Division lead over the Chicago Bulls.
David Lee added a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Golden State (33-24). The Warriors fell behind by as many as 14 points in the third quarter, where they shot just 36.4 percent and committed four turnovers en route to being outscored, 31-20 over that stretch.had a terrific game that the Pacers overshadowed. He finished with 38 points on 14-of-20 shooting from the field, including 7-of-10 three-pointers.
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