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The Pacers rolled past the short-handed Bucks on Friday night and then started looking forward to a bigger challenge waiting in Chicago tonight.
Paul George summed up Roy Hibbert's impact on W No. 9 for the Pacers following the game last night.
"Our probability of winning that (any) game should be 100%," George said when asked about Hibbert. "When Roy's playing at that level, offensively he's a load and defensively, still remaining the best defensive big in this league -- we really have a great shot at winning."
That's a fact. Hibbert left the game once the outcome was put to bed while needing just two blocks to finish with a triple-double for the night. Following the game, Hibbert paid the missed opportunity no mind, stating that hunting for stats late in the game to accomplish such a milestone just makes a player look selfish.
Besides, Chicago is next on the schedule and Hibbert emphasized that turning his attention to the Bulls was more important anyway.
The Pacers should have the full attention of the Bulls but it would simply be out of character for this Indiana team to show up at the UC on Saturday night not dialed in and ready for a rumble with their Central Division rivals.
Check out the links:
Bucks at Pacers - Box score
Instant Rewind: Pacers 104, Bucks 77 | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Pacers 104, Bucks 77 - Bucks can't keep pace with undefeated Pacers' Hibbert, George
Hibbert Puts it Together with Big Night | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Pacers-Bulls Preview - AP
Pacers have early chance to pull away in Central - AP
Pacers make it look easy again as win streak reaches nine | Fox 59 News – fox59.com
Hibbert, George keep Pacers perfect at 9-0 - 1070 The Fan
Copeland Caught in a Different Kind of Traffic | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
Recap: Pacers pummel Bucks, cruise to a 104-77 win - Brew Hoop
Post-Game Grades: Pacers Demolish Bucks — And How | 8 Points, 9 Seconds
Bulls get back to their roots in win over Raptors | CSN Chicago
Bulls' being cautious. smart with Rose as Pacers loom | CSN Chicago
Bulls different -- not better -- without Rose - Chicago Bulls Blog - ESPN Chicago
Indiana Pacers' George Hill Receives October’s "Kia Community Assist Award" | THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE INDIANA PACERS
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