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Last updated on Tuesday, January 3, 2012
(NEWARK, NJ) - The Indiana Pacers shot a season-high 53 percent from the field and broke the century mark for the first time this season in beating the New Jersey Nets 108-94 in Newark.
It marked the first time all season the Pacers shot more than 40 percent.
Indiana was particularly hot from three-point range, draining 13 of their 21 shots from beyond the arc.
The Pacers never trailed and led by as many as 19 points late in the fourth quarter.
Paul George hit all five of his three-point attempts and led Indiana with a season-high 21 points.
Danny Granger chipped in with 15 points and David West added 13.
Deron Williams scored a game-high 22 points for New Jersey with rookie Marshon Brooks adding 21 as the Nets lose their fifth game in a row to fall to 1-5.
The Pacers improve to 4-1.
Their four-game road trip continues Wednesday night when they face the Heat in Miami.
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