(WASHINGTON, DC) - The Indiana Pacers halted their two-game skid with a 113-96 win over the Washington Wizards in DC.
Danny Granger led the way with 21 points and ten rebounds with Tyler Hansbrough adding 17 points off the bench.
The Pacers struggled early but took command in the second quarter, outscoring Washington 33-19 in the period.
Andray Blatche scored 21 points to lead the Wizards with Nick Young adding 17 and rookie John Wall finishing with 15 points and ten assists.
Indiana improves to 25-30 and maintains their one-game lead over Charlotte for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Pacers are back home tonight to take on the Detroit Pistons.
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