George scores 34 to lead Pacers over Bulls 80-76
Loss snaps Bulls two game winning streak
CHICAGO — Paul George scored 34 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 80-76 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
George got off to a quick start with 10 points in the first quarter and shot 14 for 25 in the game. He pulled down nine rebounds for the Pacers, who closed a 3-1 road swing.
Reserve Nate Robinson scored 19 points to lead the Bulls, who were looking to win three straight for the first time this season but couldn’t win the defensive battle against like-minded Indiana.
Roy Hibbert had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers.
Carlos Boozer notched his seventh double-double in nine games with 14 points and 10 boards for Chicago.