Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/14/12
INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George is proving he can carry the Indiana Pacers in Danny Granger's absence. George continued his hot scoring spree by scoring 28 points in the Pacers' 95-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday. George has scored at least 17 points in each of the past six games. The Pacers are without Granger (knee) until at least February. Evan Turner led Philadelphia with 22 points. George Hill added 15 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds for the Pacers. George got it going in the third quarter when the Pacers needed an offensive spark. He scored 14 points in the quarter to help the Pacers go up by as many as 10 points. He had one stretch in which he scored eight straight points. His fast-break dunk minutes later pushed the Pacers' lead up to 63-53. The 76ers went from scoring six points in the final 3.8 seconds of the first half to only scoring six points in the first 6:09 of the third quarter. The Pacers led by four wit...
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