Found December 15, 2012 on Pacers Pulse:
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They may not have lost much on the offensive end, but the loss of Roy Hibbert in the second quarter to a bruised thigh certainly made me sweat a little. Fortunately, David West buckled down and entered beast mode in the second half, and George Hill and Paul George continued their stellar play as the Pacers overcame the Pistons 88-77 in Detroit, giving them their first three-game winning streak of the season. The Pacers (13-11) have been one of the best defensive teams in the league this season largely due to the presence of Hibbert, who has become an anchor down low and a shot blocking machine. Sure, he might also be one of the most inept offensive centers in the league right now, but his defense is a big reason why the Pacers have been able to win games despite struggling on offense. Hibbert already had 4 blocks in 15 minutes when he went straight to the locker room for treatment. Detroit kind of hung around because of that, especially after David West went to the bench wit...
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