Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

NBA PLAYOFFS ; Pacers, Heat Stay Alive, Force Decisive Game 7s

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

NBA PLAYOFFS ; Pacers, Heat Stay Alive, Force Decisive Game 7s

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INDIANAPOLIS - Paul George scored 21 points, Myles Turner added 15 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 101-83 on Friday night to force a Game 7 of their series. That will be played Sunday in Toronto, and the winner will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Indiana scored 18 straight points in the second half to pull away from the second-seeded Raptors, who haven't won a postseason series since the first round in 2001.

DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph each had 15 points for the Raptors.

Kyle Lowry (4 for 14) and DeMar DeRozan (3 for 13) struggled again, and now the Raptors will head home and hear again about their troubled playoff problems: a Game 7 loss at home to Brooklyn in 2014, Washington's four-game sweep last season and no series wins in a seven-game series. …

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