The Pacers number one defense in the NBA showed up on Friday night, holding the Wizards to their lowest scoring night of the year and their worst shooting night of the year in a 93-66 victory. The Wizards shot just 32.1% from the field in the loss. The two teams were tied at 18 after the first quarter and the Wizards were still in it at the half down by eight. The Pacers put the Wizards away in the second half though, holding them to 29 points and outscoring them by 19. Beal led the Wizards with 17, Wall had 13 and Nene had 12. David West led all scorers in the game with 20 points.

Key Moment

There wasn't really one moment in this game that defined it, as it was a slow build up by Indiana to their eventual 27 point win. The Pacers really took the Wizards out of it early in the second half by starting it on an 11-3 run during the first five minutes of the half.

Player of the Game

David West was rock solid in this one, scoring 20 points on 9/13 shooting to go along with eight boards in his 27 minutes of work.

Key Number

61-41. The Pacers dominated the boards, outrebounding the Wizards by 20 in the victory. Paul George had 14, Lance Stephenson had 10 and David West had 8.

Unsung Hero

Nene had a nice game, filling up the box score with 12 points, five boards and four assists.

By: Jacob Raim

Field Goal %: 32.1%
3 Point %: 35.7%
Assists: 13
Rebounds: 41
Opponents Field Goal %: 44.6%

Points: Bradley Beal - 17
Rebounds: Marcin Gortat - 9
Assists: Trevor Ariza - 5
Blocks: Gortat and Beal - 2
Steals: Bradley Beal - 2