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Recap: Pacers 91, Hawks 88

By By The Sports Xchange
Published On: Apr 26 2014 04:11:45 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 26 2014 04:11:46 PM CDT

Pacers 91, Hawks 88: Paul George collected 24 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as visiting Indiana held off Atlanta to even the best-of-seven series at two games piece.David West scored 18 points and George Hill added 15 for the Pacers, who host Game 5 on Monday. Evan Turner stepped up with 11 points off the bench as Indiana overcame four missed free throws in the final 2:41.Paul Millsap scored a playoff career-high 29 points and Kyle Korver added 15 and nine rebounds for the Hawks, who struggled to 35.7 percent from the field. Jeff Teague contributed 14 points and seven assists and Mike Scott scored 12 off the bench for Atlanta.Scott's free throws gave the Hawks an 85-81 edge with just under four minutes to play but George and West hit back-to-back 3-pointers to highlight a 10-3 burst and put the Pacers back on top 91-88 with 56 seconds left. George missed two free throws with a chance to put it away but Pero Antic was off on a tying 3-point attempt at the buzzer.Atlanta used a 15-2 run in the second quarter to grab a nine-point lead and went into the break up 48-42. The Hawks led by as much as 10 points early in the third but Indiana responded with a 12-0 run to take back the lead and went into the fourth clinging to a 66-65 edge.GAME NOTEBOOK: Indiana C Roy Hibbert recorded his first two blocked shots of the series but was held to six points and three rebounds. … The Pacers finished 8-of-14 at the free-throw line while the Hawks hit all 17 of their attempts from the stripe. … Millsap went 10-of-18 from the field but the rest of Atlanta's starters combined to go 11-for-36.

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