Pacers take game one in Toronto, 100-90


TORONTO, CANADA – APRIL 16: Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers shoots against Patrick Patterson #54 of the Toronto Raptors in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on April 16, 2016 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

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Paul George erupted for 27 second half points as the Eastern Conference seven-seed Pacers topped the two-seed Raptors in Toronto 100-90 in game one of their playoff series.

George (33 points) led four Pacers in double-figures, including Monta Ellis (15), Solomon Hill (13), George Hill (10), and Myles Turner (10). The Blue and Gold played a solid defensive game, holding the Raptors to just 38% shooting from the field (30-for-79) and 21% beyond the three-point arc (4-for-19). Both of those numbers are well below Toronto’s season averages of 45% from the field and 37% from three.

Indiana and Toronto will face off in game two of their seven-game series Monday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NBA-TV.

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