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The Pacers hit 50% from behind the arc to edge out a 111-100 win over the best offense in the league. The Mavericks shot 50.0% from the field, but only 33.3% on threes in a 8-24 performance. The Mavs bench only mustered 22 points which matched the entire output of Dirk Nowitzki, while Donald Sloan continued his hero ball output getting 29 points for the Pacers.
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The Wizards had a good first half, but their bench unit collapsed again with no one off the pine scoring in double figures. The Pacers were able to swing back into the game on Donald Sloan’s 31 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Roy Hibbert was in playoff form with 2 points and 9 rebounds.
John Wall matched Sloan with 31 points and 10 assists, knocking his 4th double-double of the season in the books. Otto Porter struggled in shooting again, going 1 for 5 in 22 minutes ending with only 3 points. Garrett Temple continued to shine with 16 pts, 4 assists and 7 rebounds.
The Wizards move up to 4-1, next game at Toronto on Friday November 7th.