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The Indiana Pacers needed a career-high game from Lance Stephenson to take down the New York Knicks in Game 6.
Stephenson chipped in 25 points on Saturday as the Pacers walked away with a hard fought 106-99 win to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Stephenson also secured 10 rebounds while Paul George contributed 23 points to the Pacers’ collection plate.
Roy Hibbert also game up big with a double-double of 21 points, 12 boards and five blocks.
The Pacers now go on to face the top-seeded Miami Heat in the East finals.
Across the court, Carmelo Anthony had a strong outing but stumbled hard down the stretch when New York needed him the most.
Anthony drained 39 points, but only four came in the final quarter for New York.
The Knicks superstar turned the ball over three times at crucial points, which more or less handed the contest to the Pacers.
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