After surviving a tough first round series with Atlanta, the Pacers opened up the second round with the Washington Wizards at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Washington was able to jump on the Pacers in the first quarter outscoring Indiana by 13. The Pacers did not help their cause as the visitors controlled the glass 53-36.
Five Pacers scored in double figures with Paul George and George Hill scoring 18 points apiece and David West recorded a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Indiana will look to bounce back Wednesday when they host Game 2 at 7pm.