Pacers pull away from Magic in Game 5, win series

9:53 PM, May 8, 2012   |    comments
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Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) - Darren Collison scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as the Indiana Pacers pulled away for a 105-87 victory over the Orlando Magic to advance past the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2005.

Indiana will play the winner of the series between the Miami Heat and New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Danny Granger added 25 points for Indiana, while George Hill had 15, David West contributed 12 with eight rebounds and Roy Hibbert finished with 11 points and seven boards in Game 5.

Jameer Nelson connected on 5-of-8 three-pointers en route to a game-high 27 points to go along with five assists for the Magic, who won the first game of the series before dropping the next four.

 

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