INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Roy Hibbert had 27 points and 13 rebounds, Paul George added 19 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 106-98 on Saturday night.
Michael Carter-Williams scored 29 points and Evan Turner had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the short-handed 76ers. Spencer Hawes, the team’s second-leading scorer, didn’t dress because of a sore left knee and Tony Wroten (back) and Thaddeus Young (personal) didn’t travel with the team, leaving the Sixers with just nine players in uniform.
Lance Stephenson added 18 points and David West had 17 points and 11 rebounds in Indiana’s third straight win, while George Hill finished with 11 points. The Pacers (12-1) are 7-0 at home.
James Anderson scored 13 in the Sixers’ fifth loss in six games and fourth straight road loss.
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