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Pacers Make Up For Chicago Loss By Cleaning Wizards' Clocks

Last updated on Monday, March 30, 2009

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Danny Granger scored 31 points and Brandon Rush hit his career-high for the second-straight game as the Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 124-115 at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Rush followed up his 29-point performance in Saturday afternoon's loss at Chicago with a 29-point, ten-rebound performance against the Wizards.

Caron Butler led Washington with 31 points and grabbed 13 boards with Antawn Jamison adding 29 as the Wizards fall to an Eastern Conference-worst 17-58.

The Pacers improve to 31-43 and trail eighth place Chicago by four and a half games in the east. Indiana hosts the Bulls on Tuesday night.

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