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George scores 26 to lead Pacers past Hawks, 108-98

Pacers forward Paul George passes the basketball as Hawks guard Kyle Korver defends. (R Brent Smith/AP)
Pacers forward Paul George passes the basketball as Hawks guard Kyle Korver defends. (R Brent Smith/AP)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Paul George scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 108-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

David West had 17 points and Lance Stephenson added 13 to help the Pacers beat the Hawks for the second time in three meetings this season.

Kyle Korver scored 19 points, shooting 5 for 7 on 3-pointers, and Lou Williams added 18 points for the Hawks, who have lost six straight.

The Pacers went on a 12-2 run in the third quarter on a basket by West, two 3-pointers by George and a dunk and layup by George Hill to give Indiana a 73-54 lead early in the third.

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    JIM JOHNSON The Associated Press
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