Pacers upend Pistons 88-77

Pacers upend Pistons 88-77
December 15, 2012, 10:07 pm
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Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanueva (31) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) David West had 23 points and George Hill added 18 points and seven assists to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 88-77 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.

The win put the Pacers two games over .500 for the first time this season.

Paul George added 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.

Greg Monroe led the Pistons with 18 points and added eight rebounds and Rodney Stuckey had 15 points and seven assists. Brandon Knight added 14 points.