The Indiana Pacers aren't going to let a little scheduling quirk slow them down.
So they started the NBA's only three game-in-three day stretch in resounding fashion.
David West scored 29 points, Paul George finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and George Hill added 22 points, leading the Pacers past Chicago 111-101 and into a share of the Central Division lead Monday. They have now won three straight and 14 in a row at home with Atlanta coming to town Tuesday night and a trip to Philadelphia set for Wednesday night.
''It's just something where you have to make sure you're prepared,'' West said. ''We'll get our rest tomorrow. We'll figure out, in terms of execution, how we need to approach a team in Atlanta that we struggled against. We just have to be ready to play this game.''
There was no doubt they were ready for the Bulls.
Despite the defense, which is second-best in the league in points allowed and No. 1 in defensive field goal percentage, Indiana found a...