Originally posted on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 4/9/12
Man that was close. After leading for most of the game and 10 points with 1:43 left in the game, the Raptors went nuts from downtown, hitting four 3-pointers, including three in the last 27 seconds. Fortunately, the Pacers kept their composure and George Hill and Paul George finished them off. Final score, 103-98.The most noteworthy thing to take from this game is that Darren Collison sat out for the first time this season from a groin injury. Starting in his place, George Hill led the team with 18 points (equal team high with Granger), 7 rebounds, 4 assists and a steal in 36 minutes. Granted, this is just one game, but I'm sure it will have fans grumbling about how Hill ought to start over Collison, who hasn't been awful but hasn't been great either.I'm not so sure though. I'd like to see Vogel test the combinations a little more. Hill is known to be a little erratic himself sometimes, especially when his shot isn't falling. Don't forget, he had zero points against the Celtics last...
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