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George scores 33 as Pacers beat Raptors 100-90

Posted at 3:31 PM, Apr 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-16 17:18:41-04

TORONTO  -- Paul George scored 33 points, Monta Ellis had 15 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 100-90 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series on Saturday.

Jonas Valanciunas fouled out after scoring 12 points and setting a Raptors' playoff record with 19 rebounds.

All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan both struggled for the second-seeded Raptors. Lowry made 3 of 13 field goal attempts while DeRozan made 5 of 19. The pair went 1 for 10 from 3-point range and 8 for 15 at the free-throw line.

DeRozan finished with 14 points and Lowry had 11. Corey Joseph scored 18.

Toronto dropped to 0-8 in the first game of an opening round playoff series.

Solomon Hill scored 13 points while George Hill and Myles Turner each had 10 for the Pacers


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