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NBA Playoffs halftime score: Wizards lead Pacers 55-38

After an impressive offensive first quarter where the Indiana Pacers scored 27 points on 60% shooting, they slid into the second quarter from hell, getting pummeled by the Washington Wizards 29-11 as they trail by 17 at the break. Washington shot 54.8% in the first half, getting out in transition with an 18-0 fast break advantage. Washington's bench blew the game wide open, outscoring Indiana's bench 19-2.

The Pacers had 11 turnovers, leading to 15 Wizards points. Washington has six blocks (three from Drew Gooden), seven steals (three from Al Harrington), and are 6-7 from the line. Paul George leads Indiana with 11 and George Hill has 10. Bradley Beal and Trevor Ariza lead the Wizards with 12 each.