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Pacers Blowout Shorthanded Pistons

Last updated on Thursday, January 31, 2013

(Indianapolis, IN) - Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 11 rebounds in leading the Indiana Pacers over the shorthanded Detroit Pistons, 98-79 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Forwards Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye were traded to the Memphis Grizzlies before the game and were listed as inactive against the Pacers.

Prince had started every game this season for Detroit and won a championship with the Pistons in 2004.

Indiana used an 18-2 run in the second quarter to grab a commanding 18 points lead at intermission.

Greg Monroe had 18 points and nine rebounds and Rodney Stuckey chipped in 14 points for the Pistons, who fall to 17-29 on the season after losing their fourth game in five tries.

The Pacers are 27-19, have won 12 in a row at home, and host the Miami Heat Friday night.

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