INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers were playing well when they got a couple of the days off for the All-Star break. They may be playing even better now.
David West scored 18 points, George Hill had 15 and the surging Pacers beat the Detroit Pistons 114-82 on Friday night.
Indiana has won three straight and eight of 10, including a 98-79 victory against Detroit on Jan. 30.
"I'm very, very pleased with how our guys are approaching the post All-Star break," coach Frank Vogel said. "They have incredible focus and energy. Our offense is really coming on."
The Pacers grabbed control with a 14-4 run at the start of the second quarter. Orlando Johnson had 11 points in the spurt, making back-to-back 3-pointers to help Indiana to a 48-23 lead.
Will Bynum scored 17 points for the stumbling Pistons, who have split their last four games.
Indiana picked up right where it left off in Wednesday's impressive 125-91 victory against the New York Knicks. The Pacers led 74-44 at halftime of t...