The G2 Zone has lifted the Indiana Pacers to a 58-50 lead in the first half, but their play has overshadowed some defensive issues that have allowed the Atlanta Hawks to dominate the game in the paint. The Pacers had a tremendous first quarter, scoring 34, but in the second quarter the Hawks went to Al Horford and Josh Smith inside as part of their 30 points in the paint.
George Hill leads the Pacers with 15 points on 6-7 shooting, while Paul George has 14, including 10-10 from the free throw line. George is leading the Pacers with eight rebounds and five assists. For Atlanta, Horford leads the Hawks with 12 as Smith and Jeff Teague each have double figure scoring.