Pacers even playoff series with 86-82 win

The Indiana Pacers have evened their second-round playoff series with the Washington Wizards.

Indiana won Game 2 86-82 Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Roy Hibbert, who recorded no points or rebounds in a 102-96 loss in Game 1, scored the Pacers' first seven points of the game and had 17 at halftime in Game 2, finishing with a game-high 28. He added nine rebounds, which also led the Pacers.

"I want to string some games together. Consistency hasn't been my biggest friend this season," Hibbert said after the game.

George Hill scored 14 points for Indiana and Lance Stephenson and Paul George scored 12 and 11, respectively, for the victors.

Marcin Gortat scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Wizards.

Game 3 is Friday at 8 p.m. in Washington. Watch Eyewitness News Nightbeat at 11:00 for highlights and reaction from Game 2.