The Indiana Pacers used a balanced offensive attack to knock of the New Orleans Pelicans 96-84 on Tuesday night.
George Hill led the way for the Pacers with 15 points, four rebounds and three assists. Roy Hibbert and David West also had solid performances in the win. Hibbert totaled 14 points, seven blocks and four rebounds while West added 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and a pair of blocks.
Anthony Davis was the catalyst for the Pelicans with 21 points and nine rebounds in the loss. Tyreke Evans added 14 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals. Jrue Holiday also had a solid all-around game on a night where he struggled with his shot. He finished with 16 points on 7 of 21 shooting from the field to go along with five rebounds and five assists.
On a night where New Orleans struggled to make shots or put points on the board Jimmer Fredette did not play for the second straight game. It is also the 11th time that he has not played in 28 games.
Up next for Fredette and the Pelicans is a matchup with the San Antonio Spurs on Friday.