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Pacers stifle Wizards

Indiana Pacers took a 2-1 series lead over Washington Wizards following their 85-63 win on Friday.

Paul George scored 23 points as the Pacers stifled the Wizards and held them to 30 points in the second half and a 33 per cent shooting rate overall. Washington's score of 63 broke the franchise's record for the fewest points scored in any game.

Elsewhere, Kevin Durant scored 36 points as Oklahoma City Thunder took a 2-1 series lead over Los Angeles Clippers with a 118-112 win.