Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/5/12
CHICAGO -- Paul George hit just 2 of 18 shots during the last two games of Indiana's West Coast trip. So when the Pacers landed in Indianapolis after a red-eye flight from Oakland, George went straight to the gym for two hours of shooting. The extra practice paid off, as George poured in 34 points and Indiana won a defensive battle against Chicago 80-76 on Tuesday at the United Center. "The way I shot the ball against Sacramento and Golden State, it really brought me down," George said. "I let the team down by the way I shot the ball. I had to get in the gym and put up 500 shots -- from floaters to mid-range to 3-pointers. I mixed it all up. That's something I need to continue to keep doing." Indiana trailed by four points with less than four minutes remaining. Then George capped a 6-0 run and put the Pacers ahead 76-74 with 2:05 left on a 16-foot pull-up jumper. The Bulls missed two chances to tie the score and Lance Stephenson got loose under the basket for a layup that ma...
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