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Last updated on Thursday, February 24, 2011
(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - Brandon Rush’s dunk with five and four-tenths of a second remaining gave the Indiana Pacers a 102-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Austin Daye had give Detroit its first lead since the first quarter when he drained a jumper with eleven seconds left in regulation.
On the ensuing possession, Danny Granger found Rush open for the game-winner.
Tyler Hansbrough led Indiana with 21 points and twelve rebounds off the bench with Granger adding 18 points.
Greg Monroe scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed twelve boards to lead the pistons.
Indiana improves to 26-30 and lead ninth-place Charlotte by a game and-a-half for the final playoff spot.
The Pacers host the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
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