West has 20 points, leads Pacers past Wizards - NBC Sports

West has 20 points, leads Pacers past Wizards
INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 10: Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers controls the ball against the Washington Wizards at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on January 10, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
January 10, 2014, 9:36 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) David West scored 20 points and C.J. Watson had 16, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 93-66 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

Indiana (29-7) used an 11-3 run in the third quarter to create separation from Washington. Two field goals from West capped off the swing, which put the Pacers up 56-40.

The Wizards (16-18) stumbled at the foul line. They finished 9 of 23 on free throws, hitting just five of their first 14.

Stars Paul George for the Pacers and John Wall for Wizards each opened 1 of 8 from the field. George finished with eight points on 2-of-14 shooting and Wall had 13 points.

West helped pick up the Pacers, connecting on his first five field goals.

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