INDIANAPOLIS (AP) George Hill scored 19 points, D.J. Augustin added a season-high 18 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-88 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
Lance Stephenson had 17 points and David West scored 14 points to help the Central Division-leading Pacers, playing without leading scorer Paul George (illness), get their sixth win in seven games. Recently signed Dominic McGuire started in place of George.
Ben Gordon scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Bobcats, and Kemba Walker had 16 on 5-for-9 shooting.