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Pacers final score: Pacers top Mavericks 104-99

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C.J. Miles had 27 to lead Indiana to a come from behind win over Dallas, putting them 1/2 game out of the playoffs with nine games remaining.

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The Indiana Pacers allowed 34 second quarter points to the Dallas Mavericks, but locked in defensively to allow just 38 points in the second half. The Pacers shot 50% on the night, including 10-17 from three point range to help lead them to the win, keeping Indiana right in the thick of the Eastern Conference Playoff race.

C.J. Miles had 27 points to lead Indiana, including five three pointers, drawing a key charge late on Chandler Parsons. George Hill had eight points in the fourth as part of his 14 with Roy Hibbert also pitching in 14 points and seven rebounds. Parsons led the Mavericks with 27 points. The Pacers are 1/2 a game out of the 8th spot, sitting in 10th place after the win.