The Indiana Pacers had their best opportunity of the season to finish off to complete a second half comeback against the Washington Wizards, but a Roy Hibbert three point attempt in the extra period would wrap up a close win for Washington and drop Indiana to 1-4. The Pacers trailed by 12 in the third quarter, but managed to slowly push their way back in the game behind a huge game from Donald Sloan. Sloan scored Indiana's final seven points in regulation, enough to force overtime at 84-84.
John Wall had seven points and two steals in OT to help put Washington in position to win, but the fight of the Pacers gave them an opportunity to go for the win, as Sloan drove into the paint, dishing the ball to Hibbert, who left an on-line three point attempt a little short. Sloan had a career high 31 points, seven assists, and six rebounds to lead Indiana with Solomon Hill once again topping his career high with 14 points. Chris Copeland had a 19 point, 12 rebound double double. Wall led the Wizards with 31 points and 10 assists.