Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/15/13
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Indiana Pacers lead the NBA in all the major defensive statistical categories, and they are taking great pride in it. The Pacers put that stifling defense on display again Tuesday night as they routed the Charlotte Bobcats 103-76, limiting the Bobcats to 34.7 percent shooting from the field and piling up a whopping 60-31 rebound advantage. It was the Pacers' fifth win in the last six games, and it was so dominant that Coach Frank Vogel was able to rest his starters for the entire fourth quarter. Indiana led by 30 early in the fourth. "It was a great win for our guys," Vogel said. "I'm very proud of our effort and our discipline. It's very difficult no matter who you're playing or what the circumstances are to build a 30-point lead on the road. So I'm just proud of our effort." The Central Division leaders came into Tuesday night leading the NBA in fewest points allowed (89.3) and lowest opponent's field goal percentage (.413). Tuesday night's win ma...
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