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Pacers beat Knicks 102-86

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Indiana Pacers stayed close to the final Eastern Conference playoff spot when they defeated the New York Knicks 102-86 on Wednesday night.

George Hill led the Pacers (35-43) with 20 points. Roy Hibbert had a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The win tied the Pacers with the Miami Heat, one game off the final playoff spot behind the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets.

Langston Galloway led the Knicks (15-63) with 19 points.

The Pacers road a suffocating defense that held the Knicks to 34.5 percent shooting and outrebounded New York 54-34.