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Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) hits a 3-point basket over Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews

Hill scores 37, leads Pacers to win over Blazers

INDIANAPOLIS — George Hill had a career-high 37 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 118-113 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

David West scored a season-high 30 points and had 10 rebounds and Paul Geoege added 17 points for the Pacers (39-10), who have won 5 of 6 games.

Damian Lillard had 38 points and 11 assists and LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points for the Trail Blazers (35-15).

George converted a steal into the go-ahead dunk with 3:48 left in ovetime, putting the Pacers ahead 107-105. West dunked with 1:37 left to make it 111-107.

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