Danny Granger obtained 29 points to assist the Indiana Pacers beat the Milwaukee Dollars 118-109 on Thursday and clinch home-court advantage within the first round from the 2010 nfl playoffs.
George Hill had 22 points and eight assists and David West added 21 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists for that Pacers, who won their seventh consecutively and eleventh of 12. The Pacers have obtained a minimum of 100 points in 12 of the last 13 games.
Brandon Jennings obtained 27 points and former Pacer Mike Dunleavy added 23 for that Dollars. Monta Ellis, certainly one of Milwaukee's top scorers, carried out with 12 points on 5-for-14 shooting. Milwaukee lost its third consecutively and it is drained of your time to trap the Philadelphia 76ers for that No. 8 place within the Eastern Conference standings.
Indiana controlled the majority of the 4th quarter, but Milwaukee rallied.
Luc Mbah A Moute hit a 3-pointer, his first of year, to chop Indiana's result in 113-108 with 36.8 seconds remaining. Hill made the 2nd of two free throws with 36.1 seconds remaining to push Indiana's result in six points. Granger made two free throws, then Paul George thrilled everyone else having a dunk to place the ultimate discuss Indiana's win.
Within the 4th quarter, Milwaukee's Ray Sanders, known as for any technical earlier within the 4th, triggered a scuffle while leaving after carrying out a foul. Sanders attacked Granger, and Sanders' teammates held him back while Pacers coach Frank Vogel held back Granger. Sanders was thrown and Granger and West were released technical fouls with 3:29 remaining. The exchange vitalized Milwaukee, and also the Dollars made the overall game near the coast the ultimate minutes.