Wizards dominate Pacers on boards, take Game 5

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The Indiana Pacers had a chance to close out the Washington Wizards at home, instead, they'll return to the nation's capital for Game 6.

Washington dominated the glass in Game 5 Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, routing the home team 102-79 and staying alive in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Wizards outrebounded the Pacers 62-23. 

Marcin Gortat led Washington with 31 points and 16 rebounds in the win. David West had 17 points and six rebounds for the Pacers, while Paul George chipped in 15 points.

"We didn't show up to play. I just don't know where we were tonight," West said after the game.

Game 6 is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday in Washington.