Hibbert has double-double as Pacers beat Pistons 98-79
Pistons fall early, never recover in Indianapolis
Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 98-79 win over Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
David West scored 14 points and Lance Stephenson added 12 points and 11 boards to help the Pacers snap a three game skid.
Greg Monroe had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Rodney Stuckey scored 14 points for the Pistons, who have lost four of the last five.
The Pacers went on an 18-2 run in the second quarter. Stephenson made a 3-pointer and a free throw to help the Pacers take a 54-36 lead at halftime.
The Piston played without forwards Tayshaun Prince and Austin Daye, who were listed as inactive before the game and are part trade that will send them to the Memphis Grizzlies for Jose Calderon.