Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/10/12
INDIANAPOLIS -- It took a game against a winless team, but the Indiana Pacers finally put an end to their three-game losing streak. Washington forward Trevor Booker missed a left-handed hook that would have tied the score with 1.2 seconds remaining in the Pacers' 89-85 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday night. "Guys seemed a little tired, but really gutted it out," Pacers coach Frank Vogel said. "We're in a figure-things-out kind of mode." Pacers swingman Paul George made two free throws after the Booker miss to seal the game. The loss dropped the Wizards to 0-5 on the season. They'll try to get their first victory Tuesday at Charlotte. The Pacers, who remain without leading scorer Danny Granger (knee), improved to 3-4. Down two with 17.9 seconds remaining, the desperate Wizards were looking for a 3-pointer for the win. The Pacers did an excellent job switching on picks to make sure the Wizards couldn't get a 3-pointer off. That led to Booker attempting the left-h...
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