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I kept wondering how long it would be before the Pacers shot better than 40% from the field in a game. Well, they did it tonight against one of the worst teams in the league, the New Jersey Nets, breaking not only 40% but 50%.The Pacers got out to a quick start in Newark, stretched the lead a couple of times, before eventually putting the Nets away quite comfortably with a 108-94 win. They shot 52.6% from the field, a season high, but what did it for them was their accurate 3-point shooting (13-21), including a 5-5 performance from Paul George, who top scored with 21.Here are some of my observations from the game:1. George Hill is finding his groove -- love what GH has been doing these last few games. The confidence in his shot is back and he is drilling them. He only had 8 points and 2 assists in 20 minutes but he played a steady, confident game, hitting the big shots when the team needed them. A lot of people were writing him off after a poor pre-season and first couple of ga...
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Paul George scored 21 points and the Indiana Pacers shot a season-high 52.6 percent in posting a 108-94 victory over the skidding New Jersey Nets on Monday night.
The Indiana Pacers are 4-1. Let that sink in for a second. They’ve done it against a soft schedule (something changing this week with the Heat and Celtics on deck), but in years past the Pacers did not consistently beat the teams they were supposed to beat. This year is different for a few reasons…
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Paul George drained five three-pointers en route to 21 points as the Indiana Pacers downed the New Jersey Nets, 108-94, at Prudential Center.
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No Deron Williams, no Chris Paul in tonight’s Jazz-Hornets game
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 2, 2012 06:32PM MDT
Two teams that have lost their All-Star point guards in the past 11 months meet Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena.
The game will be televised on ROOT Sports starting at 7 p.m.
The Jazz, who traded Deron Williams to New Jersey last February...
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